With flu numbers rising, we found an interesting tool that can help you keep up with flu cases in your area.

FluNearYou.org keeps up with cases reported by the CDC, social media, and other sources, not only in your area, but worldwide, and it is free to use. This was posted on their site...

This effort is initially being supported with private funds to demonstrate its utility for multiple sectors who must work together for pandemic preparedness if data is openly shared. The information on the site will be available to public health officials, researchers, disaster planning organizations and anyone else who may find this information useful.

Here is some video on the project...