COVID-19 Updates, Sugar Mountain NC

March 26, 2021 Update
As North Carolina’s numbers continue to show improvement and vaccine distribution increases, the state is easing COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Face coverings still required in all public indoor settings
  • Increased indoor mass gathering limit to 50 people and the outdoor mass gathering limit to 100
  • Increased maximum occupancy limits to 100% for museums, aquariums, retail businesses and shops, barbershops, salons
  • 75% indoors and outdoors for restaurants, breweries, wineries, amusement parks, gyms, pools
  • 50% indoors and outdoors for bars, conference centers, reception venues, sports arenas, other live performance venues

Safety protocols such as masks, social distancing and frequent handwashing will continue to be important as people adjust to the new order, health officials said.

Go to Appalachian Regional Healthcare System or the Avery County (Toe River) Health Department for updates on how to get the vaccine.

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It is important to stay home if you are sick. While in public, people should wear a cloth face covering, practice social distancing by waiting 6 feet apart from others while in public and wash their hands or use hand sanitizer. High-risk individuals are urged to stay at home and travel only for absolutely essential purposes.

To help plan your trip, see our Social Distancing Things to Do at Sugar Mountain.

Go to the Avery County Health Dept website for the latest local facts and other details.