Denton County Public Health (DCPH) strives to facilitate and strengthen collaborations throughout Denton County. DCPH is a partner in the following collaborations.
Wellness Alliance for Total Children’s Health (WATCH)
WATCH is the Wellness Alliance for Total Children’s Health (WATCH) of Denton County is a collaboration of both public and private organizations and individuals who are invested in the total wellness of Denton County’s children. WATCH currently works to increase awareness of and access to mental health services in Denton County.
Denton County Healthy Communities Coalition
The Denton County Healthy Communities Coalition (DCHCC) is comprised of:
- City of Denton representatives
- Concerned citizens
- DCPH representatives
- Health professionals
- Local business owners
- Local hospital representatives
- University faculty/staff
The mission is to improve the health of Denton County residents through disease prevention and health promotion. Current activities include advocating for expanded physical activity programs, full disclosure of nutritional information, stronger smoking ordinances, and improving options and availability for transportation, housing, and services for the senior population.