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.
West Nile Virus
To learn more about staph infections or to view the complete set of guidelines on how to avoid them, visit www.mrsaTexas.org
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
- Morbidity data for McLennan County 2000-2009
- Morbidity data for McLennan County 2009-2010
- Morbidity data for McLennan County 2011-2012
Quarterly Epidemiology & Public Health Preparedness Reports
- Quarterly report December 2012-May 2013
- Quarterly report June-August 2013
- Quarterly report September-November 2013
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
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.