First Nations: Got TB? Take all your medicine!

Transcript - First Nations - Got TB? Take all your medicine!

Transcript - First Nations - Got TB? Take all your medicine!

Jimmy is at home lying on the couch, DOT worker greets Jimmy.

Someone calls out - 'Jimmy - Wendy's here!'

The DOT worker has a bottle of pills in her hand.

Jimmy gets up to greet her

Jimmy - 'So how come you gotta watch me take my pills?'

DOT worker and Jimmy are facing each other

Wendy - 'Well, we have ways of doing things here in the community, right?'

Jimmy - 'Yeah'

Wendy - 'I'm the DOT worker and this is the best way to treat TB.'

Jimmy - 'So that's all you're gonna do?'

DOT worker, with arms on her hips, is speaking to Jimmy.

Wendy - 'Yup. Watch you take your meds two times a week until you're done in 9 months.'

Full body shot of Jimmy laying on the couch, holding foot up

Jimmy - 'Jeez, it's like we're going steady. Rub my feet while you're here, will you?'

DOT worker is being serious with Jimmy.

Wendy - 'Ya right, like that's going to happen!!!! Take your pills.'

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