DOUBLE OAK, TX, March 14th, 2020 – To protect the health and safety of the community and our employees, and help minimize the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Mayor Mike Donnelly has announced operational changes out of an abundance of caution.
To protect the health and safety of the community and our employees, and help minimize the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Mayor Mike Donnelly has announced operational changes out of an abundance of caution.
- Town Hall will only be used for essential town government functions.
- Town Hall facilities are being thoroughly cleaned and disinfected.
- Residents are encouraged to visit the Double Oak's Coronavirus webpage for the latest town updates in regards to COVID-19.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older adults and people with chronic medical conditions are at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19. As the Town continues to monitor the developing impact of COVID-19 in Texas and the Dallas-Fort Worth area, additional precautions may be taken in the future to limit the risk to the community, including further adjustments to Town facilities and services.
Per the Texas Department of State Health Services if you are experiencing fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, and you have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID‑19 or have traveled from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of COVID‑19 in the last 14 days, you should contact your healthcare provider. Be sure to call ahead before going to your doctor’s office or emergency department to prevent any potential spread of illness.
For the latest local information please visit the Denton County Public Health Department website.
- Wash hands often;
- Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol;
- Cover coughs and sneezes;
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth;
- Avoid close contact with sick individuals;
- Practice social distancing;
- Stay home when you are sick;
- Health best practices.