Flu Near You


Early detection and early response are key to preventing the spread of any disease. We believe that letting individuals report symptoms in real-time can complement traditional tracking while providing useful information directly to the public.

How it works:

Voluntary Participation = Take just a few seconds to report how you’ve been feeling. It’s free and anonymous.

Crowdsourced Data = Thousands of reporters across the country also contribute weekly.

Visualized Data = Reports are collected and mapped so that you know when the flu is around.

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December, 2011

October 27, 2017

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National Syndromic
Surveillance Program


The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) is a collaboration among states and public health jurisdictions that contribute data to the BioSense Platform, public health practitioners who use local syndromic surveillance systems, Center for Disease Control and Prevention programs, other federal agencies, partner organizations, hospitals, healthcare professionals, and academic institutions.

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