Experts predict a busy flu season in Indiana. The latest report from the Centers for Disease Control shows 41 states with widespread flu outbreak, and Indiana is one of them. In fact, more people are sick in Indiana today than they have been in years past.
The first step of preventing the flu is to be ready before it spreads among family, friends and coworkers. HealthMap is an app that provides real-time outbreak information in your area with an interactive map and alerts.
If the flu is unavoidable and you find yourself calling out sick from work, download ZocDoc to locate a physician. The app includes a map of doctors in many insurance networks along with patient reviews and a schedule of available appointments.
To treat a cold or flu that does not require medical attention, WebMD offers an app that includes a symptom tracker and tips on treatment, local health listings and information on how to use first aid essentials.