Google Me Well
You may be accustomed to using Google to search for
news, movie reviews and driving directions, but did you know it can
even help you stay up to date on the latest flu trends in your
area? Visit google.org/flutrends to learn when and where
the virus is most prevalent.
So how does it work? Based on how often people search
for flu-related information around the world, Google Flu Trends
estimates where the virus is spreading. Trends are shown in
Even if your city seems healthy, practice these flu
- Wash your hands frequently.
- When you sneeze or cough, cover your mouth with your arm, not
- Avoid touching your face.
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- If you start to feel ill, stay home from work or school to help
prevent spreading germs.