AppHealthCare released its latest COVID-19 Situation Update on Friday.

In Watauga County, 48% have been fully vaccinated, 3% partially vaccinated, and 49% are not vaccinated. For the week ending July 17, Watauga has had a 3.7% positivity rate. As of July 23, there are 20 active cases but there are no active clusters/outbreaks in Watauga County.

In Ashe, 42% are fully vaccinated, 3% partially vaccinated, and 55% are not vaccinated. As of July 17, Ashe has a 7.78% positivity rate. There were 12 active cases in Ashe as of July 23. There are 4 active cases being monitored in the Grassy Creek Farm outbreak.

Alleghany has seen 46% of the county fully vaccinated, 2% partially vaccinated, and 52% are not vaccinated. Alleghany has had less than 1% positivity rate. As of July 23, there were 2 active cases in Alleghany. AppHealthCare is monitoring 5 cases in the Cranberry Tree Farm outbreak.

Getting your COVID vaccine is the best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 and variants.

-By coming to get vaccinated you will receive a $25 Summer Card for both yourself and whoever drives you to your appointment 

-If you’re a North Carolinian vaccinated against COVID-19, you could also win $1 million.

-For upcoming mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic opportunities, visit

-If you would like a COVID-19 vaccine with us either schedule an appointment by calling us or by walk-in Monday through Friday 8:00 to 4:00pm at our clinic locations in Alleghany, Ashe and Watauga Counties.