May 1st Update

Mitchell County Health Department:

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- 83 People Tested
78 Negative Results
5 Pending Results
0 Positive Results

Mitchell- 135 People Tested
124 Negative Results
6 Pending Results
5 Total Positive
(Of those 5 total positives, we have 0 active cases, and all 5 have recovered)

Yancey- 103 People Tested
97 Negative Results
6 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

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