April 29th

Mitchell County Health Department:

4-29-2020 Toe River Health District Numbers

Regardless of the number of positive cases, community spread is in our region. If you follow these precautions you are choosing to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

• Stay at home, especially when you’re sick
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
• Wash your hands often
• Cover your cough and/or sneeze
• Clean and disinfect touch surfaces often

Avery- 78 People Tested
75 Negative Results
3 Pending Results
0 Positive Results

Mitchell- 127 People Tested
117 Negative Results
5 Pending Results
5 Total Positive
(Of those 5 total positives, we have 0 active cases, and all 5 have recovered)

Yancey- 97 People Tested
95 Negative Results
2 Pending Results

To ensure that your questions get a timely response, please call your local health department.

Avery Co. Health Department (828)-733-6031
Mitchell Co. Health Department (828)-688-2371
Yancey Co. Health Department (828)-682-6118

GoldenLeaf Covid-19 Scholarship:

Golden LEAF Scholarship COVID-19 Fund to support rural students at participating NC community colleges
the Golden LEAF Foundation awarded $500,000 to the North Carolina Community College System to create a scholarship fund for North Carolina community college students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Golden LEAF Scholarship COVID-19 Fund will serve community college students who live in eligible rural counties that are tobacco-dependent or economically distressed, demonstrate financial need, and have been affected by COVID-19, during the current academic year.

The scholarships are available to students now through June 2020. To access these funds, contact a participating community college financial aid office.

Click Here for More Info

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