COVID-19 Information

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

On November 16, 2021, the Denton City Council passed the Seventeenth Order of Council regarding face covering requirements. Masks are required in all City facilities.

As of June 1, all City facilities are open to the public.

Denton County Public Health

The Denton County Public Health Department is the local public health authority and will share the most updated information: www.dentoncounty.gov/coronavirus.

United Way COVID-19 Crisis Response

United Way of Denton County leveraged public and private sector relationships to procure over $11.5 million* in funding support in 2020 and continues to work collaboratively with local community leaders to ensure funding is coordinated to cover all COVID-related needs of our community, including rental assistance, food insecurity for children and adults, childcare, etc. Find more COVID-19 response information on the United Way website.

United Way Eviction Prevention Program

On Tuesday March 2, Denton County Commissioner’s Court approved the Emergency Rental Assistance funding as a continuation of the United Way’s Eviction Prevention program. Through a variety of funding sources including CARES ACT, Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, the Texas Emergency Rental Assistance Program, etc., the eviction prevention program operates to help Denton County residents avoid eviction and stay in their homes while also helping property managers and landlords avoid the eviction process. The Denton County nonprofit community is working collaboratively to help residents in need of rent and/or utility assistance.