STATE OF EMERGENCY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners will hold their Regular Session on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the EDC Room in the Administration Building located in Bakersville, NC.  The agenda is here. The Regularly scheduled DSS Meeting has been cancelled.

 

  • NEW: Important Department of Social Services application information.Mitchell County Emergency Management Logo
  • NEW: Amended State of Emergency Declaration by Mitchell County Commissioners, including Closing of Lodging Facilities, Travel Restrictions, and a Curfew. This is in addition to the original State of Emergency declaration.
  • Stay At Home ordered by Governor Cooper. FAQs here – Details
  • County government buildings closed to walk-in traffic – Details
  • County officials request suspension of short-term rentals & lodging until further notice – Details
  • Mitchell Senior Center suspends activities until further notice; senior nutrition programs to continue –Details
  • Mitchell County Emergency Management continues to monitor the rapidly evolving situation of COVID-19. For the latest information look at Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Information.
  • Everyone is encouraged to follow the guidance from the CDC. Wash your hands for 20 seconds, cover your cough or sneeze, if you are feeling sick stay home, call your health care provider before showing up to an appointment and listen to their direction.
  • Business owners and anyone who works with the general public are encouraged to place this COVID-19 Poster in prominent locations to remind all of good health practices during this pandemic.

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Amended State of Emergency

WHEREAS, the Mitchell County Board of Commissioners, acting pursuant to the North Carolina Emergency Management Act (Article 1 of Chapter 166A of the North Carolina General Statutes) Proclaimed a State of Emergency to exist in Mitchell Countyon March 16, 2020 because...

Stay At Home FAQs

On Friday, March 27, 2020 Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 121, ordering North Carolinians to remain in their homes except for performing essential work and essential activities such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies, and for health and...

Suspension of Short-Term Rentals

March 24, 2020Mitchell County Government Requests Suspension of All Short-Term Rentals Until Further NoticeThe Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to pose a looming threat to the health andsafety of the people of Mitchell County. As the situation continues to...

County Buildings Close to Walk-In Visitors

March 23, 2020All County offices are closed to the public due to COVID-19.Please do not come to County offices, unless you need immediate assistance. The offices will remain on normal operating hours. Staff will be available to respond by phone or appointment. Below...

State of Emergency Declaration – March 16, 2020

PROCLAMATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCYFOR MITCHELL COUNTYMarch 16, 2020 Pursuant to the authority granted to all North Carolina counties under the North Carolina Emergency Management Act (Article 1 of Chapter 166A of the North Carolina General Statutes) The following...

Emergency Alerts

  • Mitchell County Emergency Management continues to monitor the rapidly evolving situation of COVID-19. For the latest information look at Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Information.

    Every resident is encouraged to follow the guidance from the CDC. Wash your hands for 20 seconds, cover your cough or sneeze, if you are feeling sick stay home, call your health care provider before showing up to an appointment and listen to their direction.

  • The latest information is posted at the top of the page with links to details and resources.