Epidemiology is a branch of science that deals with the study of the incidence, distribution, and control of disease in a population.
The Epidemiology Department at WMCPHD works to protect and promote the health of the residents of McLennan County. Epidemiology division monitors the prevalence of diseases and conditions that affect public health, provides expertise and analysis of communicable diseases, investigates disease outbreaks, and makes recommendations pertaining to case management and control of future disease outbreaks.
School Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPAN) 2008 Results for McLennan County
Waco-McLennan County 2010 Community Health Needs Assesment
Waco-McLennan County 2006 Community Health Needs Assessment
Morbidity Data for McLennan County
Quarterly Epidemiology & Public Health Preparedness Reports
The WMCPHD's Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program works to identify and treat infants born to HBV-infected mothers in an effort to prevent perinatally acquired infection. Click here for more information. For reporting click here.