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Weekly Flu Report

Flu Activity Report for the week of Jan. 11th - 17th, 2015
Total:134  Influenza-like illness: 83  Flu A:32  Flu B:17  Non-Differentiated:2

For complete flu season history, click here.


Tax Season is here.

University High School students will once again be offering free tax preparation. This is a completely free service and is run and operated by student volunteers.  Last year the students prepared 2,263 electronic tax returns for the people of Waco. These returns totaled over $4.3 million in refunds. 

When:  January 22nd – April 15th  
           Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time:   5-8pm
Where: University High School,
           3201 S. New Road,
           Waco, TX

For more information on the AJ Moore Tax Preparation Program Click Here

Greater Waco Food Environment Study 2014


EBOLA Update

Ebola Information from the Center for Disease Control

Ebola Information from the Texas Department of State Health Services


SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS                                      FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

TRANSMISSION                                                 PREVENTION

RISK OF EXPOSURE                                           DIAGNOSIS

OUTBREAKS                                                     TREATMENT


Watch our helpful video about Ebola:


Health District Clinics:

The Health District accepts the following insurance & Medicaid Managed Care Plans:

• Blue Cross Blue Shield
• Superior Medicaid Managed Care Plan
• Right Care Medicaid Managed Care Plan
• Traditional Medicaid

It's Time to Breathe Well Waco!

The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District is excited to announce that our District and Community Services campus is Tobacco-Free!!

For more information about the Tobacco-Free Campus Policy, click here.

You may also find resources for quitting smoking under the Health Education tab.

Community Engagement:

Live Well Waco Coalition

A community coalition dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of McLennan County residents through collaborative community action, education, and prevention.


Healthy Babies Coalition

The Healthy Babies Coalition is a joint initiative by several community agencies, churches and area hospitals formed to decrease infant mortality in the Waco-McLennan County area.












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