Health Education

Community Collaborations

The Denton County Health Department strives to facilitate and strengthen collaborations throughout Denton County. The Denton County Health Department is a partner in the following collaborations:

  • Denton County Healthy Communities Coalition - The Denton County Healthy Communities Coalition (DCHCC) is comprised of Denton County Health Department representatives, university faculty/staff, local hospital representatives, health professionals, City of Denton representatives, local business owners, and concerned citizens. The mission is to improve the health of Denton County residents through disease prevention and health promotion. Current activities include advocating for expanded physical activity programs, full disclosure of nutritional information, stronger smoking ordinances, and improving options and availability for transportation, housing and services for the senior population.  If you would like more information about the Denton County Healthy Communities Coalition please visit their website at http://www.livewelldentoncounty.org/
  • Community Advisory Committee - The Denton County Community Advisory Committee is comprised of Denton County Health Department representatives, university faculty/staff, local hospital representatives, school district personnel, health professionals, City of Lewisville representatives, and social service agencies. They provide a collaborative opportunity for partner agencies to share information, target health issues, and increase health resources in the Greater Lewisville Community