The Denton County Health Emergency Alert Response Team (HEART) provides coordination and support for state, federal and local health agency response to urgent and emergent public health threats.

The HEART staff is here to help answer any questions you may have and to act as a resource person when you need us.

HEART staff may be contacted by email or by calling (940) 349-2909.


Bob Martinez, MPH
Health Preparedness Coordinator

Juan Rodriguez, MPH
Assistant Health Director/Chief Epidemiologist

Dayton Arkansas
Assistant Bioterrorism Coordinator/ SNS Coordinator

Lily Metzler

Abby Hoffman

Taylor Keplin, MPH

Leticia Chonay
Financial Manager

Seth Roberts
Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Coordinator

Jennifer Rainey
Public Information Officer (PIO)