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


Bay County Health Department
1200 Washington Ave
Bay City, MI 48708


Hours of Operation 

**Must call for appointment first, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 am-3:00 pm. No walk-ins at this time.**


McLaren Bay Region Emergency Room - Security Desk
**Due to health concerns, please use as a last resort**
1900 Columbus Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708


Hours of Operation 

Open as an after-hours and weekend emergency pantry for both Bay and Arenac families


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

Hours of Operation
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, please 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