Epidemiology is a branch of science that deals with the study of the incidence, distribution, and control of disease in a population.

The Epidemiology Program at WMCPHD works to protect and promote the health of the residents of McLennan County.  WMCPHD Epidemiologists monitor the prevalence of diseases and conditions that affect public health, provide expertise and analysis of communicable diseases, investigate disease outbreaks, and make recommendations pertaining to case management and control of future disease outbreaks.

Disease Reporting Forms List of Notifiable Conditions

Health Alerts/ Advisories

Mumps Health Advisory (11/30/2016)   FAQs about Mumps

West Nile Virus

FAQs about WNV                      


Texas Flu Information and CDC Flu Information

Flu Reporting Forms

2016-2017 Weekly Flu Activity


New Reports

September - November 2016 Quarterly Report

Trended Health Report - Addendum to 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment (version 9/2016)

Texas Healthy Communities Assessment 76706 Zip Code Area

Quarterly Epidemiology & Public Health Preparedness Reports

Annual Reports on Communicable Disease McLennan County

Communicable Disease Morbidity Data for McLennan County

Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Healthy Eating and Active Living Reports

Texas Healthy Communities Assessment: 76706 Zip Code Area

Texas Healthy Communities Assessment: 76704 Zip Code Area

Greater Waco Food Environment Study 2014

School Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPAN) 2008 Results for McLennan County

Tobacco Related Reports

McLennan County Worksite Tobacco Survey Report 2013

McLennan County Worksite Tobacco Survey Report 2015 - Follow Up

Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA)

Waco-McLennan County 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment

Waco-McLennan County 2013 Community Health Needs Assessment

Waco-McLennan County 2010 Community Health Needs Assessment

Waco-McLennan County 2006 Community Health Needs Assessment

Other Reports

A Public Health Report on Injuries Related to the West (Texas) Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Data Requests

Data Request Form

Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program 

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.


Disease Reporting Forms/Information

Infectious Diseases A-Z (DSHS)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention