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Chamber Members within the Town of Little Elm Only

By 380news | Little Elm

Dear Chamber Members within the Town of Little Elm ONLY,  In an effort to support local businesses during this challenging time, the following requirements detailed in the Town of Little Elm’s Code of Ordinances are amended, as follows, for a period of 30 days or until such time that the Governor of Texas rescinds the standing Disaster Declaration, whichever comes first: Sec. 86-13. Permitted signs (2) Banner signs – two week limit extended to cover period of impact (8) Human signs – Permit and fee requirement waived (9) Inflatable signs…Read More

Update from Pat Fallon -Our Texas Senator

By Pat Fallon | Community

We had an extensive update from the Governor Abbott on a conference call and so want to share with you everything we know right now: WILL WE GO TO A ‘SHELTER IN PLACE’ model? The Gov said he has no current plans for a shelter in place for all folks other than essential industries. His reasoning is he’d like to lessen the impact on the economy as much as possible and wants to allow as many people (practicing social distancing and other responsible measures) as possible to continue to work.…Read More

A Doctor’s Note from Michael Burgess, MD

By Michael Burgess, MD | Community

March 22, 2020 Dear Friends, I just got off a teletown hall with the Allied Pilots Association where discussion centered around the government’s response to this coronavirus. Many of the association’s members were concerned about what will be in the third emergency coronavirus appropriations bill. One of the key items, which I sent a letter to Secretary Mnuchin regarding last week, is the extension of the tax filing deadline. On Friday, the administration announced that the tax filing deadline for this year will be July 15, and payment deadline is October 15. Rapid point of care…Read More

Six New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Denton County

By 380news | Community

Six New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Denton County March 22, 2020 – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced six additional laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County. This increases the countywide total to 30 confirmed COVID-19 cases. COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Denton County Total 30 Town/City Aubrey 1 Carrollton 1 Denton 8 Double Oak 1 Flower Mound 1 Frisco 5 Justin 1 Lewisville 5 Little Elm 2 Pilot Point 1 Prosper 2 Roanoke 1 Trophy Club 1 Age 0 – 19 0 20 – 29 5 30 – 39 3 40 – 49 6 50 – 59 6 60 – 69 8 70 – 79 1 80+ 1 Sex Male 17 Female 13 Isolation Status Home 21 Hospital 9…Read More


Four New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Denton County

By 380news | Community

Four New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Denton County   March 19, 2020 – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has confirmed four additional laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County.  This increases the countywide total to nine laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases. Case 6: A female resident of City of Lewisville in her 50s is in hospital isolation after local transmission. Case 7: A male resident of City of Frisco in his 40s is in home isolation after travel-related exposure. Case 8: A female resident of City of Lewisville in her 20s is in home isolation after travel-related exposure. Case 9: A male resident of City of Denton in his 60s is in home isolation after travel-related exposure. Patients diagnosed with COVID-19…Read More

Three Additional Cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in Denton County

By 380news | Alerts

March 18, 2020 – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has confirmed three additional cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Denton County. Case 3: A female resident of Frisco in her 50s is in home isolation after travel-related exposure. Case 4: A male resident of Frisco in his 20s is in home isolation after travel-related exposure. Case 5: A male resident of Lewisville in his 40s is in isolation and critical condition in a Denton County hospital after local transmission. DCPH is identifying and contacting individuals who may have been exposed. Any individuals identified as having been exposed will be contacted directly by DCPH. No further personal information will be released to protect patient confidentiality. “Now that we have evidence…Read More

Denton Announces Additional Facility Closures

By 380news | Alerts

City Announces Additional Facility Closures City Implements Precautionary Measures to Reduce COVID-19 Risk DENTON, TX, March 17, 2020 – To protect the health and safety of the community and our employees, and help minimize the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), City Manager Todd Hileman has announced that City facilities will be temporarily closed to the public, effective Wednesday, March 18. Facility closures include but are not limited to: ·       City Hall (215 E. McKinney St.) ·       City Hall East, including Customer Service (601 E. Hickory St.) ·       Development Services Center (215 W. Hickory St.) ·       Service Center (901 Texas St.) ·       Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center, open by appointment only (3717 N. Elm St.) ·       All Library branches,…Read More

Second Travel-Related Case of Coronavirus Disease Confirmed in Denton County

By 380news | Community

Second Travel-Related Case of Coronavirus Disease Confirmed in Denton County   March 17, 2020 – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has confirmed the second case testing positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) within Denton County.  The patient, a female in her 50s resides in Prosper, Texas, and recently traveled. The patient is currently in home isolation to reduce the likelihood of the illness spreading. DCPH epidemiologists are identifying and contacting individuals who may been exposed. Any individuals identified as having been exposed will be contacted directly by DCPH. No further personal…Read More

Second Travel-Related Case of Coronavirus Disease Confirmed in Denton County

By 380news | Alerts

Second Travel-Related Case of Coronavirus Disease Confirmed in Denton County   March 17, 2020 – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has confirmed the second case testing positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) within Denton County.  The patient, a female in her 50s resides in Prosper, Texas, and recently traveled. The patient is currently in home isolation to reduce the likelihood of the illness spreading. DCPH epidemiologists are identifying and contacting individuals who may been exposed. Any individuals identified as having been exposed will be contacted directly by DCPH. No further personal information will be released to protect patient confidentiality. “This morning’s newest disaster declaration and executive order provide recommendations to limit the spread of disease,” stated Denton County Judge Andy Eads. …Read More

Declaration of Disaster for March 17, 2020, and Social Distancing Recommendations – Denton County

By Dawn Cobb | Community

Denton County Commissioners Court approved a Disaster Declaration effective immediately on March 17, 2020, during the Denton County Commissioners Court today. Commissioners recommend the postponement or cancellation of all gathering over 50 people. In addition, they issued a statement with Social Distancing Recommendations. Commissioners recommend the postponement or cancellation of all gatherings over 50 people.  Read More

Prosper Declares Local State of Disaster in Response to Virus

By Municipal Voice | Prosper

Prosper declares local state of disaster in response to virus PROSPER (March 16, 2020) While there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the Town of Prosper, officials are taking proactive steps to minimize, mitigate and eliminate the conditions under which the virus is able to spread. Today, the Town of Prosper has officially declared a local state of disaster. Among the actions this designation includes are: • The Town’s Emergency Operations Center has been partially activated, and conditions are being constantly monitored by emergency personnel. • All Town-sponsored…Read More

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