Posted on: March 3, 2021
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced one Denton County community member died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 421 deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County. Today’s reported COVID-19 death includes: Read more information on COVID-19 cases
Posted on: March 2, 2021
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.
“We are following the governor’s lead on reopening Tex...Read for more details
Posted on: February 26, 2021
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) wants to thank you for your patience as we vaccinate eligible individuals on our Vaccine Interest Portal waitlist. DCPH is vaccinating individuals in the order they signed up. Based on available vaccine doses, ...Read on for more details
Posted on: February 23, 2021
In a collaborative effort with Denton County, the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) and Span Inc. of Denton County are working jointly to provide bus transportation to Denton County Public Health (DCPH) vaccination clinics beginning this Frida...Read for more information.
Posted on: February 20, 2021
Denton County Public Health’s (DCPH) drive-thru vaccination clinics at Texas Motor Speedway will reopen on Wednesday, February 24th, following the inclement weather closures this past week. DCPH is prioritizing second dose appointments to ensure...Read on for more details
Posted on: February 16, 2021
Due to inclement weather and the ongoing ERCOT emergency, DCPH will not host COVID-19 vaccine clinics this week, Tuesday, February 16, through Saturday, February 20.
First and second dose clinics will be scheduled based on vaccine receipt, weathe...Read on for more details
Posted on: February 16, 2021
Denton County is closing all facilities for the remainder of the week due to the ongoing Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) emergency and the upcoming winter storm.
All essential employees who can work from home are doing so. In addition, Road a...Read on for more details.
Posted on: February 16, 2021
Denton County is closing all facilities on Wednesday due to the ongoing Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) emergency and the upcoming winter storm. All Denton County employees who can work from home are doing so. In addition, Road and Bridge em...Read on for more details.
Posted on: February 3, 2021
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.
The individual resides in unincorporated northeast Denton County an...Read more information on COVID-19 cases
Posted on: January 27, 2021
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) anticipates receiving 31,500 COVID-19 vaccine doses from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for distribution next week.
The scheduled allotment includes 19,500 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 12,000 dose...Read on for more details
Posted on: January 1, 2021
It is an understatement to say we faced a variety of hardships in 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic wrought challenges on all of us globally, across the U.S. and here locally in Denton County. It affected us in many ways – personally, professionally an...Read more from Denton County Judge Andy Eads
Posted on: December 30, 2020
Denton County continues to receive many questions regarding the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) only received an allotment of 1,000 of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, providing the first round of shots to emergency m...Read more for info on Denton County vaccines
Posted on: December 28, 2020
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) began vaccinating emergency medical service (EMS) providers and home health care workers as part of the 1A vaccine distribution group as designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Eligi...Read more information on COVID-19 cases
Posted on: December 17, 2020
Denton County Commissioners Court unanimously approved a Tax Abatement/Reinvestment Zone application for Retractable Technologies, Inc. (RTI) on Tuesday, allowing a 5-year 50 percent tax abatement on real and personal property.
The Little Elm company, a pi...Read on for more details
Posted on: December 11, 2020
According to Emsi’s fifth annual Talent Attraction Index, Denton County is among the top 10 largest counties across the U.S. showing talent migration from larger metro areas. Joining Denton County among the top 10 large counties with populations in excess...Read on for specific details
Posted on: December 9, 2020
Denton County Commissioner Precinct 4 Dianne Edmondson and officials with the Town of Argyle and City of Denton broke ground on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, on a $3.4 million project to reconstruct Crawford Road from Interstate 35W to U.S. 377.
The project wil...Read on for details
Posted on: December 3, 2020
According to the Texas Department of State Health Services website, the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients as a percentage of total hospital capacity in the Trauma Service Area E (which includes Denton County) has exceeded 15 percent for seven conse...Read on for details
Posted on: December 1, 2020
It is with deep sadness that Denton County announces the passing of Precinct 2 Chief Deputy Constable M. Wayne Rhodes from a COVID-19-related illness.
Chief Rhodes, who has been serving with Denton County since 1995, first started his law enforce...Read on for details
Posted on: November 24, 2020
Denton County Commissioners Court to date has spent almost $5 million to help close the gap on food needs across the county during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Feeding our Denton County families during this pandemic has been of utmost importance,&...Read on about food provisions
Posted on: November 20, 2020
Denton County Precinct One Commissioner Hugh Coleman, Denton County Judge Andy Eads and officials with the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA), Celina and Pilot Point broke ground Nov. 19, 2020, to commemorate the beginning of construction on the $27 mil...Read on about groundbreaking
Posted on: November 10, 2020
Denton County Commissioner Precinct 4 Dianne Edmondson commemorated the completion of South County Line Road, which finished early and under budget, with a ribbon cutting on Monday.
Design on reconstruction of an estimated four miles of roadway began in 20...Read on for more details.
Posted on: October 22, 2020
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is reporting the sixth human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Denton County this year. The community member resides in Carrollton and was diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease.
“Even though temperatures are decre...Read on about West Nile Virus
Posted on: October 8, 2020
The Denton County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Texas Attorney General’s Office, Texas Department of Public Safety and the Lewisville Police Department arrested and charged Carrollton Mayoral candidate Zul Mirza Mohamed with...Read More About the Arrest
Posted on: October 1, 2020
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is encouraging community members to get the flu vaccine to protect themselves and others before the end of October. During the COVID-19 pandemic, preventive measures like flu vaccines can help lower the possibi...Read on about Flu Prevention
Posted on: September 11, 2020
Denton County.gov is sporting a new look starting today.
Designed with our residents in mind, the new website features a mobile-optimized design that allows easy access to information from any desktop computer, smartphone or tablet.
The latest news from Den...Read about the new website
Posted on: September 9, 2020
Denton County Commissioners approved the 2020-2021 year budget of $319 million with a tax rate of $0.224985.
The tax rate will be a tax rate cut of 0.130062 percent from the current adopted rate and would be the lowest tax rate for Denton County since 1986...Read about the budget
Posted on: September 8, 2020
Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has received national accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) for DCPH’s commitment to excellence in serving Denton County. Currently, DCPH is one of eight local health departments in Te...Read about the PHAB Certification
Posted on: August 21, 2020
Starting this week, Denton County food pantries are receiving fresh fruits and vegetables as part of a new project launched by the Denton County Commissioners Court.
The project, “Feeding Denton County,” involves a local grower working ...Read more about the new fresh produce project
Posted on: August 8, 2020
Denton County Commissioners Court announced today that 1,215 businesses across Denton County would receive grants totaling $32 million for a grand total of $35.1 million in federal funds earmarked in two phases to support the local economy.
“The ...Read more about the OPEN Grants
Posted on: August 12, 2020
Denton County Commissioners approved a professional services agreement with Halff Associates for engineering services for the Shady Shores Road project from Swisher Road to West Shady Shores Road.
The $698,330 contract will include preliminary engineering ...Read on about the Shady Shores Road Project
Posted on: July 10, 2020
Denton County and United Way of Denton County have collaborated to open a new COVID-19 grant application portal, which allows 501c3 organizations to apply for grants using specific guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Treasury under the Coronavirus Ai...Read on about Denton County Cares
Posted on: July 29, 2020
On July 27, 2020, our Denton County Health Department issued a recommendation to Denton County superintendents, suggesting they consider delaying in-person instruction on campuses until Sept. 8. This was a recommendation only and not a mandate. While some...Read on for more news from Judge Eads