For up to date, accurate and reliable information:
NC Department of Health and Human Services
Yancey County Emergency Operations Task Force
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
Yancey County Health Department Facebook Page
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
3/27/20 Governor issues a statewide Stay at Home Order beginning March 30, 2020 at 5 p.m. until April 29, 2020
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
3/23/20 Governor issues executive order to close K-12 public school statewide through May 15, bans mass gatherings over 50 people, closes some businesses.
3/23/30 Yancey County Government Requests Suspension of All Short-Term Rentals
3/20/20 COVID-19 developments lead to more stringent restrictions for restaurants and bars
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.
3/20/20 Update on Town Facilities and April Regular Meeting
3/17/20 North Carolina to Close Restaurants and Bars for Dine-In Customers, Allow Takeout and Delivery Operations to Continue
3/16/20 Yancey County and Town of Burnsville Declare State of Emergency due to COVID-19 outbreak in NC
3/16/20 Yancey County COVID-19 Response to Food Needs
3/14/20 Governor issues executive order that bans gatherings of more than 100 people and closes K-12 public schools for two weeks beginning March 16.
3/12/20 Update: NC Recommends New Steps to Protect Against COVID-19
CDC INFORMATION ON PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS
How can I help
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.