June 1st Update

Mitchell County Health Department:

Community Spread is here, make sure to protect yourself and others.
So don’t forget to;
• Stay home (unless you have to work)
• Especially stay home when sick
• Social distancing (at least 6 feet)
• Avoid being around sick people
• Shop when stores are not as busy
• Wear a mask when in public places
• Cover your cough or sneeze, or cough/sneeze into your bent elbow
• Wash hands for at least 20 seconds
• If soap and water aren’t available, use a hand sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol
• Routinely clean frequently touched surfaces

Avery- 590 People Tested
568 Negative Results
20 Pending Results
2 Total Positive Cases
(Of those 2 total positives, we have 1 active case, and 1 that has recovered)

Mitchell- 471 People Tested
454 Negative Results
5 Pending Results
12 Total Positive Cases
(Of those 12 total positives, we have 4 active cases and 8 that have recovered)

Yancey- 614 People Tested
579 Negative Results
21 Pending Results
14 Total Positive Cases
(Of those 14 total positives, we have 4 active cases and 10 that have recovered)

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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