Please join us in supporting Yancey County Middle School Student Health Centers by visiting participating restaurants. These restaurants will donate a portion of the proceeds collected on the specified dates to the YCS Student Health Centers.

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On April 22, 2016, Yancey County School Student Health Centers will be hosting their 1st annual Color Run 4 Healthy Fun 5K fundraiser. The race will begin on the Town Square in Burnsville at 6 pm. This event will be a family friendly event geared toward getting the entire family active together.

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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

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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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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