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. 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
Health Information Line: (989) 895-4192



Need Help with Diapers?

Families in need of an emergency supply of diapers can access help by going to the following Bay-Arenac Diaper Bank Pantry locations during open hours. ID or proof of income are NOT required for diapers. 


Bay City Locations

McLaren Bay Region Emergency Room - Security Desk
1900 Columbus Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708

Hours of Operation: 
Open as an after-hours and weekend emergency pantry for Bay and Arenac families

State Street Academy
1110 State St.
Bay City, Mi 48706

Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Excludes holiday breaks/snow days 


Area Baby Closet
Pinconning United Methodist Church
314 Whyte St.
Pinconning, MI 48650
(989) 879-3271

Hours of Operations
1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Beacon of Light
Community United Methodist Church
201 S. Forest St.
Standish, MI 48658
(586) 846-6277

Hours of Operation
Mondays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


How Can I Help? 

To donate diapers, plsease call 989-233-3515


Monetary donations may be mailed to 

YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region
Attn: Diaper Bank

1104 Washington Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708