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.
Handle reportable diseases and conditions.
Maintain accurate morbidity data for the county.
Actively investigate unusual occurrences of disease to promote prevention of further disease outbreaks.
Monitor and assess the county to create a profile of chronic disease issues within McLennan County.
Disease Reporting Form - List of Notifiable Conditions
Health Alerts/ Advisories
2018-19 Flu Activity in McLennan County
2018-19 Flu Activity in Texas
2018-19 Flu Activity in the United States
Influenza Information for Healthcare Providers
2019-20 Flu Reporting Forms
Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines, 2018-19
Frequently Asked Flu Questions 2018-2019 Influenza Season
How to prevent the flu
Misconceptions about Seasonal Flu and Flu Vaccines
PDF Flyer - Everyday Preventive Actions That Can Help Fight Germs, Like Flu
Flu Symptoms and Diagnosis
People at High Risk of Developing Flu-Related Complications
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Healthy Eating and Active Living Reports
Texas Healthy Communities Assessment: 76704, 76705, 76706 Zip Code Area
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
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
A Public Health Report on Injuries Related to the West (Texas) Fertilizer Plant Explosion
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