planMYstory is an initiative to help women and men in Mitchell and Yancey Counties learn more about first-line birth control choices.
This initiative is supported by the Toe River Health District, Mission Community OB/GYN and Mountain Area Health Education Center.
We have created this guide of substance use resources for Mitchell and Yancey County residents. We are working hard to address the issues of substance use in our community. Please contact us if you have suggestions about how we might improve our efforts to serve you and our community.
State Health Officials Urge Awareness of Zika Virus, Travel Recommendations
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging all North
Carolinians to be aware of the risk of Zika virus infection before traveling to Central America, South
America or the Caribbean.
Welcome to The Toe River Health District. Serving Avery, Mitchell & Yancey Counties
Awareness & Access to Care
To assure the conditions allowing the people of Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey counties to be healthy.
Our mission is accomplished through an organized community effort focusing on: health promotion, disease
prevention, education and awareness, access to and provision of care, and quality and value.
Protect & Improve Health
To protect and improve the health of the citizens of Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey counties and to maintain a
healthy environment. We provide the services mandated by statutes or regulations of the Department of Health
and Human Services, Department of Environment and Natural Resources and other services as approved by the
Toe River Health District Board of Health.