Painful, itchy, blistering rash: What you need to know about poison ivy

Health expert provides insight into how to detect and treat poison ivy infection

It may be lingering around your campsite, growing on your favourite trail or even sneaking into your backyard. You never want to touch it in fear of a painful blistering rash.

Yes, we are talking poison ivy.

Is it actually poisonous? Are the rashes contagious? What's the best solution to treat the reaction? In this latest Health & Weather Extended segment, reporter Rachel Schoutsen interviews pharmacist Victor Wong to get the answers to all your burning questions. Please watch the video above.