Tropical Storm Bertha formed over the Atlantic Thursday night and is heading west-northwest. It has winds of 45 miles per hour and is not forecast to become a hurricane. The storm is not forecast to move into the Gulf of Mexico.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, the flu usually comes on suddenly.
With Florida under a flu alert and the Northwest Florida area having flu activity above the national average, it is important to stay on top of the latest information to protect you and your family.
Check back often for the latest flu stories and information that impacts us here on the Gulf Coast.