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Joel Strasz - Public Health Officer
Andre Reed - Deputy Health Officer
Emily Nelson - Public Health Nursing Services Manager
Melissa Opheim - Public Health Services Manager/EPC
Amy Revette - WIC Manager
Mark Pickell - Business Services Manager
Joel Kwiatkowski - Environmental Health Manager
Dr. Thomas Bender - Medical Director
Dr. William Morrone - Medical Examiner
Bay County Health Department
1200 Washington Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708
Voice: (989) 895-4009
Fax: (989) 895-4014


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 Individuals who have COVID-like symptoms will not be allowed in the building. Please complete your isolation period before visiting the health department. Masks are available upon request.

Our Mission

To protect and promote a healthy community and safe environment by providing quality services through all stages of life.

Our Vision

To be the leading public health agency meeting the needs of our community.

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