MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Twin Cities makes lots of national lists, but there’s some we don’t want to be on.
Recently, the metro area landed on a list of the sickest areas in the United States.
According to WebMD, the Minneapolis-St. Paul area has the third highest levels of cold and flu symptoms in the nation.
Moreover, health experts say we haven’t even hit the peak yet.
About 40 outbreaks of influenza have been reported to the Health Department since the beginning of November.
However, the sickest city is across the border, in Madison, Wisconsin.
Here’s The Full List:
1. Madison, Wis.
3. Minneapolis/St. Paul
5. Norfolk/Portsmouth/Newport News, Va.
6. Birmingham, Ala.
7. Dallas/Fort Worth
9. San Antonio
10. Louisville, Ky.