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Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced one additional Denton County Community Member Died as a Result of COVID-19

By Jennifer Rainey | Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX– Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced one additional Denton County community member died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 56 deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County.  The death reported today was a male over 80 who was a resident of Brookhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton. “We ask for your thoughts and prayers for this gentleman’s family and friends as they navigate through this difficult time,” stated Denton County Judge Andy Eads. “Please continue protecting yourself and others by wearing masks…Read More

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has Announced 123 New Laboratory-Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

By Jennifer Rainey | Uncategorized

DENTON COUNTY, TX– Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced 123 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 3,582 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  DCPH is also reporting 22 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 1,290. To minimize spread of COVID-19, DCPH recommends all community members: ·        Maintain at least 6 feet of physical distance in public settings and when around individuals outside of the household ·        Wear masks or face coverings, which should cover both the nose and mouth, in…Read More

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has Announced 105 New Laboratory-Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

By Jennifer Rainey | Uncategorized

DENTON COUNTY, TX- Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced 105 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 2,845 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  DCPH is also reporting 15 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 1,153. The most updated COVID-19 recommendations for all community members include: ·        Maintaining at least 6 feet of physical distance in public settings and when around individuals outside of the household ·        Wearing masks or face coverings, which should cover both the nose and…Read More

Confederate Memorial Removed Thursday from Courthouse-on-the-Square Property

By Dawn Cobb | Denton

  DENTON, TX–Removal of the Confederate Memorial on the property around the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square began early Thursday morning and was completed in just under 10 hours. The Confederate Memorial, removed for public safety reasons, is now in county storage. In the coming months, the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Art Committee will reconvene to review options on where to display the Confederate Memorial. The committee will recommend historical context to tell the history of slavery in America and its causal impact on the Civil War as well as a description of…Read More


Denton County has 77 New COVID-19 Cases Today

By Jennifer Rainey | Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX– Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced 77 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 2,494 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  DCPH is also reporting 10 newly recovered cases of COVID-19, increasing the countywide recovery total to 1,097. DCPH is providing a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing center in Denton on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  The testing center will be held at the University of North Texas’ Union Circle Parking Garage at 350 S. Welch Street from 8 AM – 12 PM. …Read More

Denton County OPEN–Phase II Grant Program June 22-July

By 380news | Business

Denton County OPEN–Phase II Grant Program June 22-July DENTON COUNTY, TX– Specific information about the Denton County OPEN grant program is available to read at https://dentoncounty.gov/open. Individuals with questions after reading the information can email questions to OPENgrants@dentoncounty.gov or call 940-349-4280 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. June 18, 2020 ­– Denton County Commissioners Court is launching the second phase of a small business grant program at noon on Monday, June 22, 2020, through noon on Monday, July 6, 2020, to provide up to $50,000 grants to Denton County businesses…Read More

HHSC Announces Recipients of the Innovators in Aging Award

By Ty Bishop | Health and Wellness

HHSC Announces Recipients of the Innovators in Aging Award AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission today announced the recipients of the 2019 Innovators in Aging award, which highlights individuals and organizations that have positive impacts on the lives of older Texans. “This year’s award recipients have all created unique, inspiring ways to significantly improve the quality of life for aging Texans, a demographic that is an important and growing part of our state,” said Holly Riley, Texas HHSC Aging Services Coordination Manager. According to the Texas…Read More

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced one additional Denton County resident has died as a result of COVID-19

By Jennifer Rainey | Uncategorized

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced one additional Denton County resident has died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 16 deaths due to COVID-19 in Denton County.  The patient, a male resident of Carrollton in his 70s, was a previously reported hospitalized, local transmission COVID-19 case in Denton County. “As we report the loss of a sixteenth life to COVID-19 in Denton County today, we hope everyone will take a moment to keep our fellow residents affected by this pandemic in your thoughts and prayers,” said Denton County Judge Andy Eads.  “The seriousness of taking precautions cannot be overstated.  With community spread endemic in our county, we must take the necessary steps to ensure we do…Read More

There are 25 New COVID-19 Cases in Denton County

By 380news | Uncategorized

April 1, 2020 – Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has announced 25 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Denton County. This increases the countywide total to 231 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  DCPH did not receive any additional positive results for Denton State Supported Living Center residents or staff.  To protect patient confidentiality, no further personal information will be released. Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Symptoms may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure. However, some patients can have more severe symptoms, complications, and/or death.  Should individuals experience more severe symptoms, DCPH encourages individuals to call their health…Read More

City Extends Facility Closures and Suspension of Events and Programming

By 380news | Uncategorized

City Extends Facility Closures and Suspension of Events and Programming Closures Extended Until Monday, May 4, or Until Further Notice DENTON, TX, April 1, 2020 – In alignment with Gov. Greg Abbott’s new Executive Order (GA-14), the City of Denton has announced the extension of City operational changes to minimize the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). City facilities will remain closed until Monday, May 4, or until further notice, while City staff continue to serve the public remotely where possible. Closed facilities include: ·       City Hall (215 E. McKinney St.) ·      …Read More

Comptroller’s Office Extends Franchise Tax Deadline

By 380news | Uncategorized

Comptroller’s Office Extends Franchise Tax Deadline (AUSTIN) — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide Texas businesses relief, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today that his agency is automatically extending the due date for 2020 franchise tax reports to July 15 to be consistent with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The due date extension applies to all franchise taxpayers. It is automatic, and taxpayers do not need to file any additional forms. “We recognize that the information aggregated from taxpayers’ federal tax returns comprises the building blocks for their…Read More

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