Toe River Health District Report – 06/03/2020

6-3-2020 Toe River Health District Numbers – (Afternoon Release)

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.


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

15 Pending Results

14 Total Positive Cases

(Of those 14 total positives, we have 3 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)


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


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