Disease & Risks
Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD), monitors the county for several infectious diseases and reports back to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) who ultimately notifies the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The sources below provide current surveillance statistics, historical trends, as well as summaries of notifiable conditions for Williamson County. Disease control work is focused on reducing the behaviors and practices that contribute to illness and loss of health and lowering the impact of infectious diseases in Williamson County. To accomplish this mission, WCCHD investigates and responds to disease outbreaks and collects and analyzes data on over 80 diseases and disease syndromes to detect any unusual trends.