1200 Washington Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708

(989) 895-4009
(989) 895-4049 TDD/TTY
(989) 895-4014 Fax

To reach the Health Information line call:
(989) 895-4192


Divisions of the Health Department






Quick Links

Bay Health Plan 

Division on Aging

Children's Special Health Care

Communicable Disease

Early On

Family Planning

Health Screening

Hearing and Vision



Maternal Infant Health Program

Medical Examiner


Health Department Leadership

Public Health Director
Joel Strasz

Maternal and Infant Health Division
Kathy Janer

Emergency Preparedness & Health Education Division
Melissa Maillette

Medical Director
Dr. Kirk Herrick

Medical Examiner
Dr. Howard Hurt



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Michigan Mercury Collection Program at Bay County Health Department  

Breastfeeding Information

Annual Reports

Celebrate Recovery - Featuring National Speakder Dr. John MacDougall  Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Report Community Health Data
Healthy Michigan Plan Enrollment Begins April 1st Fees Community Health Improvement Plan
Hearing & Vision: New Walk-In Date Scheduled for Children Entering Kindergarten Keep Your Medicines Up and Away and Out of Sight Community Health Newsletter
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Fact Sheet 2011 Pesticide Illness/Injury Surveillance Report Community Resources
BCHD Food Service Inspections Now Available Online Coping with Crisis: Tips For Parents Notice of Privacy Practice
Back to School Clothing and Back Pack Application Protect Your Infants from Pertussis and Flu Press Releases
  2012/2013 Seasonal Influenza News Release Upcoming Community Events
   2014 Stroke Screening Dates   2012 Zoonotic & Vector Borne Disease Surveillance Report


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