Poison ivy

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Patrick Woodward says it is time to prepare for poison ivy.

With yard work a rash of poison ivy may come. The best way to handle it is to avoid initial contact. Learn what it looks like.

If the rash is extreme or spreads over large areas, prescription medications may be needed. See your family doctor.

Copyright 2013 WWBT NBC12.  All rights reserved.