Yancey County Coronavirus Information and Updates

Helpful Links
Yancey County Questions? – Call 682-1891
Child Care Hotline – 888-600-1685
(What to do if you are sick)
(Yancey County Government)
(Center for Disease Control)
(COVID-19 Case Count in North Carolina)


LATEST UPDATES BELOW

NCDHHS Urges Congress to Extend P-EBT

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is requesting Congressional support to extend the Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program to provide food for children beyond the traditional school calendar year. Extending P-EBT benefits through the summer months...Read More

COVID-19 Frontline Health Planning Project Underway

he North Carolina Bar Foundation and the North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center have launched the COVID-19 Frontline Health Planning Project to assist healthcare workers and other essential employees who are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pro bono attorneys...Read More

Toe River Health District Report – 05/29/2020

5-29-2020 Toe River Health District Numbers Avery- 570 People Tested 541 Negative Results 27 Pending Results 2 Positive Cases Mitchell- 466 People Tested 438 Negative Results 18 Pending Results 10 Total Positive Cases (Of those 10 total...Read More

9th Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Mitchell County

The Mitchell County Health Department, part of Toe River Health District, was notified today that a Mitchell County resident has tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual has been and continues to be in isolation. This...Read More

Positive Case #12 in Yancey – #9 in Mitchell

Yancey and Mitchell Counties each registered another positive case of COVID-19 yesterday.  In a report from the Toe River Health District, this was the 9th positive case in Mitchell County and the 12th positive in Yancey County....Read More

Seminar to Help Law Students Impacted by COVID-19

The North Carolina Court of Appeals is responding to COVID-19’s impacts on law students by providing an online seminar this summer. The five-week series is designed to provide law students with practical knowledge and experience in what could otherwise...Read More

Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Avery County

Ledger, NC (May 21, 2020). The Avery County Health Department, part of Toe River Health District, was notified that an Avery County resident has tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual is in isolation. Avery County...Read More

SNAP Online Purchasing to Cover 90% of Households

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that households in 13 new states – Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia – will soon be able to purchase...Read More