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Welcome to The Toe River Health District. Serving Avery, Mitchell & Yancey Counties

Our Mission

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.

Our Goal

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.


Do you need to be tested or vaccinated?

Find out if you should get tested or vaccinated by taking CDC's 5 minute online Hepatitis Risk Assessment.

Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey County Health Departments can provide you and your family Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccinations.

On July 28th we will offer Hepatitis C testing for individuals at risk at a special discounted rate.

For more information please contact:
Avery County Health Department at (828) 733-6031
Mitchell County Health Department at (828) 688-2371
Yancey County Health Department at (828) 682-6118

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Toe River Health District is an equal opportunity provider. Services are available to all who may benefit and who meet regulatory requirements regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, disability, age, socioeconomic level, marital status, source of payment, political affiliation, number of pregnancies, DNR/Advanced Directive status, or diagnostic status.

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