Our Mission

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

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.




General Administration

Avery County

Mitchell County

Yancey County


General Administration
861 Greenwood Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Phone (828) 765-2239
Fax (828) 765-9082
Email: general@trhd.dst.nc.us

Avery County Health Department
545 Schultz Circle
PO Box 325
Newland, NC 28657
Phone: (828) 733-6031
Fax: (828) 733-6034
Email: achd@trhd.dst.nc.us

Avery County Home Health
PO Box 325
Newland, NC 28657
Phone: (828) 733-1550
Fax: 828 733-6035
Email: achh@trhd.dst.nc.us

Mitchell County Health Department
130 Forest Service Drive
Suite A
Bakersville, NC 28705
Phone: (828) 688-2371
Fax: (828) 688-3866
Email: mchd@trhd.dst.nc.us

Mitchell County Home Health
130 Forest Service Drive
Suite D
Bakersville, NC 28705
Phone: (828)-688-3421
Fax: (828)-688-3822
Email: mchh@trhd.dst.nc.us

Yancey County Health Department
202 Medical Campus Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: (828) 682-6118
Fax: (828) 682-6262
Email: ychd@trhd.dst.nc.us

Yancey County Home Health
200 Medical Campus Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: (828)-682-7825
Fax: (828)-682-7584
Email: ychh@trhd.dst.nc.us

Yancey County CAP/DA
200 Medical Campus Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: (828) 682-7967
Fax: (828) 682-7584
Email: yccap@trhd.dst.nc.us