The CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and has now been detected in more than 100 countries, including the United States.
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) characterized coronavirus (abbreviated COVID-19) as a pandemic.
This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance.
Whether you are a citizen of Denton County or a visitor to our community, please don't hesitate to reach out and contact us or access our online resources so we can address your concerns, answer your questions, and meet your general needs.
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced one Denton County community member died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 767 deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County. Read more information on COVID-19 cases
Due to an inadvertent posting error as a result of a computer glitch in the notification system during the holidays, the Commissioners Court meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday has now been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. Read on for more details
The public is invited to join the Denton County Veterans Service Office, Texas Woman’s University, the University of North Texas and other area service organizations for a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Courthouse-on-the-Square at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11. Read on for more details
On Nov. 4, Denton County Commissioners Court is planning a dedication and grand opening for the new Denton County Administrative Courthouse at 1 Courthouse Drive just off Loop 288 in Denton. Read on for more details
Denton County Commissioner Precinct 4 Dianne Edmondson, Denton County Commissioner Precinct 3 Bobbie Mitchell, Denton County Judge Andy Eads and local officials commemorated the completion of the Crawford Road reconstruction on Sept. 9, 2021. Read on for more details
The family will receive friends on Sunday, Sep. 19, from 1–3 p.m. at Bill DeBerry Funeral Directors in Denton. Funeral Services will be Monday, September 20, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Lewisville, 1251 Valley Ridge. Read on for more details
The City of Denton, not Denton County, passed an unenforceable ordinance on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, requiring mask wearing in city buildings, commercial enterprises within the city limits, and all pre-k - 12th grade public schools and child care centers. Read on for details
Denton County has earned a 2020 Excellence in Safety Award from the Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool for its record of excellence in involvement, commitment to safety in the workplace and controlling workers’ compensation claims. Read on for more details
Denton County has followed state guidelines and will continue to do so with Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement today that all businesses can operate at 100 percent beginning Wednesday, March 10. Read for more details
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced the first known case in Denton County of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7, the same variant previously discovered in the United Kingdom. Read more information on COVID-19 cases