COVID-19 Yancey

Yancey Numbers Update – 10/22

Yancey Co Numbers (Courtesy Yancey County Health Dept) As of 10/22/202 as of 5:15 PM New Positives – 8 New Recoveries – 11 New Deaths – 1 Total Positives – 317 Total Recovered – 265 Total Deaths – 2 Total Active – 49 ...(more)

Second Yancey County COVID Death

Yancey County Health Department, a part of Toe River Health District, was notified that their second CoVID-19 associated death occurred on October 21st. The individual, in their 70’s, was hospitalized. To protect the family’s privacy no further information about the patient will be released. “We want to extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of this individual,” said ...(more)

Yancey Numbers Update – 10/21

Yancey County Numbers (Courtesy Yancey Co Health Dept) As of 10/21/2020 at 4:52 PM New Positives – 8 New Recoveries – 6 New Deaths – 0 Total Positives – 309 Total Recovered – 255 Total Deaths – 1 Total Active – 53 ...(more)

Most Recent COVID Numbers

Toe River Health District has released the most recent COVID numbers for our area. They do not release specific information about any individuals, clusters or outbreaks of cases in any of our counties. The only way they’ve shared that information was if the business/agency/group shared that information themselves. They remind people to “assume that everyone you come in contact with is ...(more)

NCDHHS Adds New Clusters Report to COVID-19 Dashboard; Releases Guidance for Private Gatherings

In the past two weeks, North Carolina has seen an increase in COVID-19 clusters from social events and other gatherings such as parties, family gatherings, weddings and funerals according to a new weekly report the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services added today to the NC COVID-19 Dashboard. The department has also released new guidance for private gatherings. “I ...(more)

Yancey Numbers Update – 10/20

Yancey Co Numbers (Courtesy Yancey Co Health Dept) New Positives – 9 New Recoveries – 5 New Deaths – 0 Total Positives – 301 Total Recovered – 249 Total Deaths – 1 Total Active – 51 ...(more)

Yancey Numbers Update – 10/19

Yancey Co Numbers (Courtesy Yancey Co Health Dept) as of 10/19/2020 at 4:43 PM New Positives – 4 New Recoveries – 0 New Deaths – 0 Total Positives – 292 Total Recovered – 244 Total Deaths – 1 Total Active – 47 ...(more)

Yancey Advancement Foundation Grants

Yancey Advancement Foundation Second Round of Community Grant – Press Release From the Yancey County COVID-19 Relief Fund.  On 14 October 2020 the Yancey Advancement Foundation, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) Community Development Nonprofit affiliated with the Yancey County Economic Development Commission) announced a second round of grant funding from the Yancey County COVID-19 Relief Fund to ...(more)

Yancey Numbers Update – 10/15

Yancey Co Numbers (Courtesy Yancey Co Health Dept) As of 10/15/2020 at 4:40 PM New Positives – 14 New Recoveries – 1 New Deaths – 0 Total Positives – 278 Total Recovered – 243 Total Deaths – 1 Total Active – 34 ...(more)

NCDHHS Adds New County-Level Data to COVID-19 Dashboard

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is adding new county-level data to the COVID-19 NC Dashboard on the County Map by Cases section of the Summary dashboard page. Users will now be able to view county-level case data by date ranges, including the number of total cases, the number of cases from the prior day, the number of cases over the last seven days and the number ...(more)