Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in our area than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends.
Overall in New Jersey, activity is considered high now, according to Flu Trends.
If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places nearby that offer the vaccine.
According to a recent CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. The flu season normally peaks in January and February.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers the following information: