News & Information

What to do when the power is out

Building an emergency kit and making a plan with your family can help keep you and your family as safe and comfortable as possible in a variety of emergency situations.  Visit our page of helpful information about what you can do to plan ahead!

Mosquito Control Awareness Week 2015

The Health District is working with McLennan County and the cities within the County to eliminate mosquito breeding sites by monitoring municipal properties for stagnant water and other potential mosquito habitats.   Larvicide, debris removal and landscaping are all methods that can be used by cities to eliminate breeding sites.

Annual Healthcare Provider Workshop

This free workshop is offered by the Immunizations Program at Waco-McLennan County Public Health District and is designed to offer the latest information on childhood immunizations.  Topics include: Disease Prevention, Immunications and ImmTrac.  

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited as a provider (P0180) of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 6.5 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education.

About the Measles

Measles was once virtually eliminated from the United States.  In the past few years, the disease has returned causing outbreaks throughout the country.

Watch our latest video where Katy Stone, Community Promotions Specialist with the Immunization Program at the Health District, explains why the disease has returned.

2014 Annual Report

Weekly Flu Report

Flu Activity Report for the week of June 14th-20th, 2015

Total:41  Influenza-like illness:39  Flu A: 0  Flu B: 1  Non-Differentiated: 1

For complete flu season history.

Greater Waco Food Environment Study 2014