(CBS) — Several Chicagoans are headed to Rio as medical volunteers at the Olympics.READ MORE: Prosecutor, Defense Deliver Opening Statements In Jussie Smollett Trial
At the Chinatown Foot Clinic on 31st Street in the Bridgeport neighborhood, Dr. Kim Tee is preparing to head off to Rio.
This will be his second time as a medical volunteer at the Olympics. He was also in Beijing in 2008.
We asked him about Zika, the potential for terrorism, unfinished housing, spotty transportation and sewage in the water.READ MORE: Bears' Jimmy Graham Scored His First Touchdown For Season Against Detroit, Hopes To Get A Super Bowl Ring Before His Career Is Up
He says the Brazilians have downplayed the Zika virus, telling him temperatures are around 50 at night and 70 in the day, but a quick check shows temperatures this week around 80 and climbing. Tee says security is expected to be very tight.
Dr. Tee said he’ll be stationed at the golf venue and will be responsible for trauma below the knees of athletes.MORE NEWS: Eddie Jackson On 'Fire Nagy' Chants From Bears Fans: 'We Hate It, Honestly'
He says he’s excited to meet all the young athletes and to be part of the Olympic Games.