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

Health Screening and Testing

(989) 895-4003 Voice

(989) 895-4049 TDD/TTY

Hours of Operation - Walk ins only

Wednesday's from 8:00-10:30 and 1:00-3:30.


Important information

  • Appointments last Approximately 1 hour. Clinic hours of operation are subject to change. Please call to schedule an appointment.
  • Charges will apply for services received.
  • Full payment of fees is expected on date of service, unless other payment arrangements are made and approved (i.e., sliding fee scale).
  • Proof of income is required for sliding fee scale to be applied and must be provided on the day of service.
  • The following are acceptable for proof of income:
    • Current Tax Return
    • pay stub
    • Unemployment Benefit Pay Receipt


    Counselling and Testing Services

    Confidential Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) counseling and testing services can be obtained at the Bay County Health Department for the following: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Herpes, Syphilis, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Trichomoniasis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

    Additional HIV Testing Sites

    Central Michigan District Health Department

    2012 E. Preston Avenue
    Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48858
    (989) 773-5921 ext. 109

    Midland County Department of Public Health

    220 W. Ellsworth Street
    Midland, MI 48640
    (989) 892-6665

    Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center/BASIS

    Bay City Office:
    1106 Washington Ave.
    989) 894-2991

    Saginaw Office:
    301 E. Genesee Ave.
    (989) 776-6000

    Saginaw County Department of Public Health

    1600 North Michigan Avenue
    Saginaw, Michigan 48602
    (989) 758-3880

    Additional Information

    Hepatitis C Risk Assessment

    Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines