Learn more about WRISS

About the Weapon Related Injury Surveillance System (WRISS)

The Weapon Related Injury Surveillance System (WRISS) is an emergency department-based system that collects health information on persons treated for gunshot wounds or assault-related sharp instrument wounds. The system has been collecting data statewide from all Acute Care Hospital Emergency Departments since 1994.

For more information or data, call the Injury Surveillance Program (ISP) at (617) 624-5648.

To order WRISS reporting forms, contact the WRISS Hospital Coordinator at (617) 624-5668 or email your request to:  MDPH-ISP@state.ma.us.