It seems like the flu is EVERYWHERE.  There's a good chance that at least a few of your family, friends, or co-workers are dealing with the flu right now.

How widespread is it?

According to the Portland Press Herald, there were 26 confirmed cases of influenza in Kennebec County last week.  There were 17 cases in Somerset County, 17 cases in Hancock County, and 58 cases in Penobscot County.

As of last week, we had 2,206 confirmed cases of the flu state-wide.

Keep in mind, these are only the cases confirmed by medical professionals.  There are plenty of people who get it, but never go to the doctor.

HERE is a maps of flu cases.