Mitchell County Coronavirus Information and Updates

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(Mitchell County Government)

(CDC COVID Data Tracker – *New)

(Health Department Drive Through Testing – Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat from 9-6)


LATEST UPDATES BELOW

COVID Update 10/18/21

The latest COVID-19 numbers for the Tri-County area, released by the Toe River Health District, showed an increase in new positive cases detected in Mitchell and Avery Counties and a decrease in Yancey. During the period from...Read More

New COVID-19 Numbers from Toe River Health District

The latest COVID-19 numbers for the Tri-County area, released by the Toe River Health District, show a continued decrease in new positive cases detected. During the period from Tuesday, October 4th through Sunday, October 10th  Mitchell County...Read More

COVID-19 Booster For High Risk Groups

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have authorized and recommended “booster” vaccine shots for high-risk groups who received the Pfizer vaccine. Boosters strengthen and extend protections against severe illness from COVID-19. There is...Read More

COVID Update 10/4/21

The latest COVID-19 numbers for the Tri-County area, released by the Toe River Health District, show a slight decrease in new positive cases detected. During the period from September 28th to October 3rd Yancey County had 61...Read More

COVID Update 9/29/21

The latest COVID-19 numbers for the Tri-County area, released by the Toe River Health District, show a decrease in new positive cases in Yancey and Avery Counties and a small increase in Mitchell County. During the period...Read More

COVID Update 9/21/21

The latest COVID-19 numbers for the Tri-County area, released by the Toe River Health District, show a small decrease in new positive cases in Yancey and Mitchell Counties and an increase in Avery County. During the past...Read More

COVID Update – 9/14/21

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for the Tri-County area during the past 7 days, released by the Toe River Health District. Yancey County had 139 new positive cases detected; Mitchell County reported 97 and Avery County with...Read More

COVID-19 – Sept 1st

Here are the COVID-19 numbers for the Tri-County area from September 1st, released by the Toe River Health District. Yancey County had 43 new positive cases detected; Mitchell County reported 40 and Avery County with 28. If...Read More

Mitchell County Mask Mandate

MITCHELL SCHOOL BOARD PRESS RELEASE: The Mitchell County Schools Board of Education met in an emergency meeting tonight, August 30. Mandatory face coverings are required indoors during school hours in all Mitchell County Schools buildings beginning Tuesday,...Read More

New COVID Testing Site in Spruce Pine

The Mitchell County Health Department has a new COVID Testing Site in Spruce Pine.  The site will open Monday, August 30th from 11:00 AM-4 PM. The site is at First Baptist Church, 125 Tappan St, Spruce Pine....Read More