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Posted on: March 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Denton County issues disaster declaration

Effective March 13, 2020, and effective for 7 days, Denton County Judge Andy Eads has issued a disaster declaration for Denton County in response to COVID-19.

Click here for the press release from Denton County regarding the declaration.

Included in the declaration are recommendations to help prevent the spread of infections, such as coronavirus:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your mouth and nose to reduce the spread of germs
  • Wash hands thoroughly and often
  • Avoid touching your eyes nose and mouth.

Please see the following link for the full text of the declaration: Disaster Declaration & Executive Order

Denton County Public Health website
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