Community Collaborations

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

  • Wellness Alliance for Total Children’s Health (WATCH) The Wellness Alliance for Total Children’s Health (WATCH) of Denton County is a collaboration of both public and private organizations and individuals who are invested in the total wellness of Denton County’s children. WATCH currently works to increase awareness of and access to mental health services in Denton County. 
  • Denton County Healthy Communities Coalition - The Denton County Healthy Communities Coalition (DCHCC) is comprised of DCPH 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.