For up to date, accurate and reliable information:

CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

North Carolina COVID-19 Response Website

Resources, information and assistance from across state government.

NC Department of Health and Human Services
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/

Yancey County Emergency Operations Task Force
(828) 682-1891
Call for information about available community assistance, resources and services during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Yancey County Business Resource Guide
Yancey County Health Department
202 Medical Campus Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: (828) 682-6118
Fax: (828) 682-6262
yanceyhd@toeriverhealth.org
Yancey County Health Department Facebook Page

Espanol: Recursos e Información acerca del COVID-19


Latest Updates

GOV. ROY COOPER ISSUES EO NO. 151, EXTENSION OF PHASE 2 UNTIL AUG. 7th

Golden LEAF receives $125M in funding to support NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loan Program

The Yancey County COVID-19 Small Business Relief Loan Fund is now open and accepting applications

Yancey County COVID-19 Response Fund Grant Application Now Available

Governor’s EO 124 prohibits all end-user utilities services from disconnecting utility services for the next 60 days

CARES Act allocates $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed

3/31/20 Updated Yancey County COVID-19 Business Resource Guide

Donate to the Yancey County COVID-19 Response Fund

3/23/20 Yancey County Establishes COVID-19 Response Fund to Support Non-Profit Organizations During the Coronavirus Pandemic

3/20/20 Individuals and organizations can now call the Yancey County Emergency Operations Task Force at (828) 682-1891 for information on available community assistance, resources and services during the COVID-19 Pandemic.


CDC INFORMATION ON PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS

How can I help protect myself?

People can help protect themselves from respiratory illness with everyday preventive actions. 

  •  Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  •   Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.