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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Weekly Update: Denton County Reports Three New Case of Monkeypox

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From September 26th through October 2nd, Denton County Public Health (DCPH) identified three new positive cases of monkeypox in Denton County.  This brings the countywide total to 47 monkeypox cases. 

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Denton County Weekly COVID-19 Update

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For the week of Saturday, September 24, through Friday, September 30, Denton County Public Health (DCPH) confirmed 551 new cases of COVID-19, 1,299 recoveries, and zero COVID-19 deaths, resulting in 751 fewer active cases. 

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Commissioners Court approves FY 2022-23 budget, tax rate

Budget Director Alejandro Moreno tells Commissioners Court about the recommended FY 2023 budget for

Denton County Commissioners this week approved the county’s Fiscal Year 2022-2023 budget that earmarks an estimated $7 million for cybersecurity measures and technology updates as well as $3.5 million for public safety including expansi...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Denton County Burn Ban lifted

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Effective immediately, the Denton County Burn Ban was lifted by Denton County Commissioners Court on Tuesday after the court received an update from Denton County Fire Marshal Brad Sebastian.

The ban had been in effect since July. However, with recent week...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Denton County Releases Online Monkeypox Vaccine Registration

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August 12, 2022 – Denton County Public Health released an online form for eligible community members to register for monkeypox vaccination.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends vaccination for people exposed to monkeyp...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Officials commemorate completion of Harvest Way to quicken response times for emergency services

Denton County and area city officials cut a ribbon to celebrate a road opening

With the opening  of a connection from the Harvest community into the Ridge at Northlake, police and fire vehicles will have a quicker way to respond to emergencies in both communities as well as into Robson Ranch and other nearby housing develop...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Denton County Ranks Among Healthiest Counties in Texas

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The 2022 County Health Rankings have been released and Denton County ranked among the healthiest counties in Texas. County Health Rankings raise awareness about the many factors influencing health and how vastly health varies in different communities.&...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

DENTON COUNTY, AREA OFFICIALS BREAK GROUND ON US 380 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

County and area officials break ground for widening construction of US 380.

Denton County Commissioner Precinct 1 Ryan Williams, along with Denton County Judge Andy Eads, Precinct 3 Commissioner Bobbie J. Mitchell, and Precinct 4 Commissioner Dianne Edmondson celebrated the groundbreaking of the U.S. 380 Improvement Project Monda...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Brad Sebastian sworn in as new Denton County Fire Marshal

Denton County Judge Andy Eads swears in Brad Sebastian as Denton County Fire Marshal.

On Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, during the Denton County Commissioners Court meeting, Brad Sebastian was officially sworn in as the new Denton County Fire Marshal.

“We are excited to have Brad in this position as we know he will handle the responsibil...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Dedication for new Denton County Administrative Courthouse set for Nov. 4

Front entrance of new Denton County Administrative Courthouse features columns and clock.

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.

The public is invited to join Denton County in the dedication, re...

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