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Posted on: April 19, 2021

219 New COVID-19 Cases in Denton County

DCPH COVID-19 Daily Update

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced 219 new cases of COVID-19 in Denton County, of which 168 are active cases.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 73,424 COVID-19 cases.  DCPH also reported 489 newly recovered ca...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Waitlist Update

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Denton County Public Health (DCPH) wants to thank you for your patience as we vaccinate eligible individuals on our Vaccine Interest Portal waitlist. DCPH anticipates providing 29,000 first dose appointments next week. Appointments will be sent to individ...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Denton County Public Health Hosts Record-Setting COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

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Denton County Public Health (DCPH) provided 14,947 COVID-19 vaccines at Texas Motor Speedway today, breaking all previous DCPH vaccination clinic records.  This potentially sets a national record for most vaccines given at a single clinic locatio...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Denton County COVID-19 Vaccine Waitlist now open to all adults

All individuals ages 16 and above are eligible for vaccine.

Any adult resident in the State of Texas can now register for the COVID-19 vaccine in Denton County.

Anyone interested in adding their name to the Denton County Public Health’s (DCPH) Vaccine Interest Portal waitlist should go to DentonCounty.gov. ...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Denton County collaborates with DCTA, SPAN for bus transportation to vaccination clinics

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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...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 3, 2021

First Known Case of COVID-19 B.1.1.7 Variant in Denton County

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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...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Denton County Public Health Awarded National Accreditation by Public Health Accreditation Board

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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...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Denton County Public Health Employee Selected for National Population Health Program

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Denton County Public Health (DCPH) employee Jennifer Romaszewski has been selected as one of nine individuals across the country to participate in the 2020 Population Health Training in Place Program (PH-TIPP) sponsored by Centers for Disease Control and ...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Denton County Commissioners Court Encourages Residents To Wear Face Coverings

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Denton County Commissioners Court is encouraging residents to wear face coverings.

Denton County is currently experiencing an increasing number of positive laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19

“As the rate of positivity increases for COVID-19 in...

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