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.


Substance Use and Mental Health Resource Guide for Mitchell and Yancey Counties

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.

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.

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Healthy people, healthy environment, thriving communities

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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