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The City of Denton is working closely with state and county health officials as we monitor the developing impacts of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

The Denton County Public Health Department is the local public health authority and will share the most updated information: www.dentoncounty.gov/coronavirus
Information hotline: (940) 349-2585
(available weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.).


Denton City Council Adopts New Declaration of Disaster Order
Stay at Home Order is Extended to Align with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-14 

DENTON, TX, April 7, 2020 – On Monday, April 6, the Denton City Council voted to adopt a new Order of Council to supersede previous orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic. At Monday’s emergency meeting, in accordance with Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-14, issued on March 31, 2020, Council adopted the Stay-At-Home order for the city of Denton and authorized additional funding to assist individuals and families in need.

The declaration of disaster order shall be in effect beginning at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 6 and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 or until otherwise acted upon by the Council.

Click here to read the declaration of disaster order for more information and specific clarifications and exceptions to the amended order. Check this page and visit www.dentoncounty.gov/coronavirus for additional updates.

City Service FAQs

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 operational changes out of an abundance of caution. Certain City of Denton facilities will be closed, Municipal Court in-person proceedings will be temporarily suspended, and all City-sponsored events and programming at all facilities are temporarily suspended. 

Please check this page regularly for updates.