June 19th Update

Mitchell County Health Department:

Protect yourself and help reduce the spread of COVID-19 when around people that you do not live with at events and gatherings:

– Stay home when you are sick
– Try to stay at least 6 feet apart from other people when possible
– Wear a cloth face covering if able, especially when social distancing is difficult
– Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not readily available
– Avoid congregated areas like food lines and restrooms
– Avoid sharing items with others
To learn more, check out: https://bit.ly/3fwgjQl

Avery- 966 People Tested
913 Negative Results
34 Pending Results
9 Total Positive Cases
(Of those 9 total positives, we have 5 active cases, and 4 that have recovered)

Mitchell- 784 People Tested
713 Negative Results
47 Pending Results
24 Total Positive Cases
(Of those 24 total positives, we have 12 active cases and 12 that have recovered)

Yancey- 1,032 People Tested
959 Negative Results
39 Pending Results
34 Total Positive Cases
(Of those 34 total positives, we have 12 active cases and 22 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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