Healthy Yancey

Healthy Yancey

We are a partnership of concerned citizens working together to improve the quality of health for all people in Yancey County. The Healthy Yancey partnership is certified by the Governor’s Task Force for Healthy Carolinians.

Mission Statement: “Healthy Yancey is a partnership of concerned citizens working together to improve the quality of health for all people in Yancey County.”

Based on the 2009 Community Health Assessment, Healthy Yancey now has 3 main focus areas:

1. Lifestyle Choices
obesity prevention, nutrition education, physical activity
2. Access to Care
high cost and lack of health insurance
3. Inaccessibility of Mental Health