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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