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First Zika Virus Disease Confirmed in Denton County

First Zika Virus Disease Confirmed in Denton County

Posted by April Reiling on Apr 12, 2016
Tags: Animals, Community, Denton County, Public Health, West Nile Virus, Zika Virus

April 12, 2016 – Denton County Public Health (DCHD) today has confirmed the first travel-associated case of Zika virus in a Denton County resident.  The case is a female with international travel to a country with active transmission in late January.

Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, a known aggressive daytime biter.  Sexual transmission has been reported in a small number of cases.  The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis…

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Spring Cleaning Disposal Tips & Code Compliance Reminders

Spring Cleaning Disposal Tips & Code Compliance Reminders

Posted by April Reiling on Mar 28, 2016
Tags: Community, Events, Government, Landscaping, Trash & Recycling, Town News, Public Health

The Spring season has arrived, and for many that means it’s time for a good spring cleaning and general home maintenance projects. Spring also marks the time of year when vegetation growth picks up, which can create issues with safety, rodents and unsightliness.

The Town of Trophy Club has compiled some spring cleaning tips, as well as a few reminders regarding code compliance, to assist residents with springtime cleaning activities.

Household Trash & Recycling:

  • Residents are allowed two options for trash…

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2016 Mosquito Surveillance & Management - Help Prevent WNV & Zika Virus

2016 Mosquito Surveillance & Management - Help Prevent WNV & Zika Virus

Posted by April Reiling on Mar 15, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Town News, Public Health, Parks, Trophy Club Park, Water, West Nile Virus, Zika Virus

This winter season has been unusually wet and warm, providing attractive breeding conditions for a variety of insects, including mosquitoes. 

For the second year, the Town has contracted with an independent company specializing in mosquito surveillance and abatement for the 2016 mosquito season, which begins May 1st. The Mosquito Management Program includes weather monitoring, activity reports, inspection and ongoing larvicide treatment of known mosquito development sites, storm water catch basin inspection and treatment,…

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2016 Community Clean Up Dates: May 7 & October 15

2016 Community Clean Up Dates: May 7 & October 15

Posted by Sherri Lewis on Mar 09, 2016
Tags: BNHS, Community, Events, Trash & Recycling, Town News, Public Health

The Bi-annual Community Clean Up events are scheduled for Saturday, May 7 (spring) and Saturday, October 15 (fall), from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Byron Nelson High School northwest parking lot. All Trophy Club residents (please bring proof of residency) are welcome to drop off unwanted items during the event, which is hosted by Republic Services. The service includes the Crud Cruiser for unwanted household hazardous waste products, large dumpsters, electronic recycling, and document shredding.

Please review…

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Seeking Volunteers to Serve on Animal Shelter Advisory Board and Building Standards Commission

Seeking Volunteers to Serve on Animal Shelter Advisory Board and Building Standards Commission

Posted by April Reiling on Feb 26, 2016
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Recreation, Parks, Public Health, Volunteer, Trophy Club Park, Trophy Club Gives

The Trophy Club Town Council is seeking residents who are willing to spend a few hours a month to serve their community.

Now Accepting Applications

Animal Shelter Advisory Board

The Animal Shelter Advisory Board is charged with working with staff to set standards for the town's animal shelter and the care of animals, and to provide periodic reports to the Texas Department of Health.

The board consists of five people who shall serve for a period of one year. The terms of office…

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10 Ways to Get Heart Healthy in Trophy Club

10 Ways to Get Heart Healthy in Trophy Club

Posted by April Reiling on Feb 09, 2016
Tags: Community, Town News, Recreation, Public Health, Trophy Club Park

February is American Heart month and to help kick it off we have 10 ways our parks and programs can improve your family's heart health.

For more information on Trophy Club parks, please visit www.tcparksandrec.org. 1. Visit Freedom Dog Park Let your dog off the leash and walk some laps around Freedom Dog Park. Walking just 3 laps along the fence line on the large dog side equals 1 mile!   2. Attend a Hip Hop Dance Class Get…

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First Zika Virus Disease Contracted in Texas

First Zika Virus Disease Contracted in Texas

Posted by April Reiling on Feb 03, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Public Health, Water, Zika Virus

The Texas Department of State Health Services has reported the first case of Zika virus disease contracted in Texas, with the possibility of sexual transmission from an infected person who had recent travel history from areas where Zika is currently being transmitted. Primary transmission of all previous cases in Texas has been related to foreign travel.  At this time, there have been no cases of Zika virus contracted or imported into Denton County.  

Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected…

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