June 3rd Update

Mitchell County Health Department:

Going forward, our numbers will be posted each afternoon. We are trying to juggle workloads and provide the best and most up to date numbers for you.

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- 601 People Tested
588 Negative Results
11 Pending Results
2 Total Positive Cases
(Of those 2 total positives, we have 0 active case, and 2 that have recovered)

Mitchell- 531 People Tested
491 Negative Results
16 Pending Results
13 Total Positive Cases
(Of those 13 total positives, we have 2 active cases and 11 that have recovered)

Yancey- 740 People Tested
625 Negative Results
97 Pending Results
18 Total Positive Cases
(Of those 18 total positives, we have 6 active cases and 12 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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