Health Department

Joel Strasz - Public Health Director
Kathy Janer - Public Health Nursing Manager
Melissa Maillette - Emergency Preparedness & Health Education Manager
Amy Revette - WIC Manager
Mark Pickell - Business Services Manager
Joel Kwiatkowski - Environmental Health Manager
Dr. Kirk Herrick - Medical Director
Dr. Howard Hurt - Medical Examiner
Bay County Health Department
1200 Washington Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708
Voice: (989) 895-4009
Fax: (989) 895-4014
Health Information Line: (989) 895-4192

2005 Autopsy Stats

A total of 57 Autopsies were ordered by Dr. Howard Hurt, D.O., Chief Medical Examiner.

FEMALES

AGE Deaths Percent
0 - 10 2 10
11-20 3 15
21-30 2 10
31-40 1 5
41-50 4 20
51-60 4 20
61-70 2 10
71+ 2 10
TOTAL 20 100

 

MALES

AGE Death Percent
0 -10 1 2
11-20 3 8
21-30 5 14
31-40 3 8
41-50 12 33
51-60 5 14
61-70 7 19
71+ 1 2
TOTAL 37 100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
MANNER OF DEATH

Natural Causes 31 54%
Accidents 17 30%
Suicides 3 5%
Homocides 1 2%
Undetermined 5 9%
TOTAL 57    100%

 

 

 

 

 

CAUSES OF DEATH

Cardiovascular Disease   21        37%
Cancer 0 0%
Liver Failure (Cirrhosis) 5 9%
Blunt Force 12 21%
Drugs 5 9%
Gunshot 3 5%
Miscellaneous 11 19%
TOTAL 57 100% 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTHERS

Alcohol A Factor 11    19%
Motor Vehicle 11 19%
Motorcycle 1 1%