COVID-19*

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**Closings and Cancellations due to the current Health Concerns over COVID-19**
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CLOSINGS TRY OUR SISTER SITE: GoBlueRidge

For National Information from the CDC: CLICK HERE

For Information from Johns Hopkins University: CLICK HERE

STATEWIDE WITH LOCAL IMPACT:

For Current Information and Updates from the NCDHHS, CLICK HERE

AVERY COUNTY:

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION: CLICK HERE for more information, or if you have questions concerning the vaccine, please call 828-733-8273.

We have been asked to pass along some information this morning by County Manager, Phillip Barrier:

COVID Testing is now available at The Dive In (220 Shady Street, Newland) Monday-Friday from 9:00-5:00pm and Saturdays 9:00-2:00pm. No appointment is needed. Call the COVID line at (828) 733-8273 with questions or concerns. For less wait time you may go on line to lhl.com/covidtesting or call 877-562-4850 to schedule a testing time.

 The Avery County Health Department and the Baker Clinic at Cannon Hospital still have FIRST DOSE COVID vaccines available for anyone age 16 and up. Appointments are necessary.  

The Health Department (545 Schultz Circle, Newland) will offer vaccines Monday-  Friday. Please call (828) 733-8273 to schedule an appointment. 

The Baker Center at Cannon Hospital (436 Hospital Drive, Suite 230, Linville) will offer vaccines Thursdays 10:00 am-4:00pm and Saturdays 8:30am-11:30pm. Please call 737-7711 to schedule an appointment.

LOCAL CHURCH SERVICE CHANGES/STREAMING 

Avery County Manager’s Office intends to continue offering services to Citizens, as well as visitors, while protecting the welfare of local employees and volunteers. FOR MORE INFORMATION from the County Manager’s Office, CLICK HERE

Town of Newland COVID-19 Response Page CLICK HERE

Attendants at the Solid Waste Collection Sites will not aid in the removal of household waste items from vehicles until further notice.

AROUND THE HIGH COUNTRY:

High Country Partnership for Children Information

If you have a closing or cancellation call (828) 733-0188, submit it below, or email us at wecr@bellsouth.net and we will get it on the air for you.

Closing and Cancellation Sponsors:

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort
Appalachian Energy

closings

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