Health Department

Joel Strasz - Public Health Officer
Andre Reed - Deputy Health Officer
Sarah Tackebury - 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

COVID Vaccine Clinic Information

The Bay County Health Department is holding COVID-19 vaccine clinics by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please call 989-895-4009 and select Option 2. The clinics are offering either the Pfizer (BioNtech) and Novavax vaccines.

For anyone under the age of 18, a legal parent or guardian must be present with a minor receiving a vaccine. If you would like to fill out you or your child's information prior to the appointment, please use the Immunization Form below. Otherwise, you will be able to fill them out at the appointment.

Clinic Details:

  • Bay County Health Department
  • 1200 Washington Avenue, Bay City, Michigan 48708
  • Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 11:30am and 1:00pm- 4:00pm

Partner Providers of the COVID-19 Vaccine in our Community

Kroger - Pharmacies will dedicate an hour of each day exclusively to offer COVID-19 vaccines, check appointment availability

Current eligibility: Individuals 16+ (16 is the lowest age authorized by the FDA for use of the Pfizer vaccine. The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available to anyone over 18)

Meijer - availability of the COVID-19 vaccine available at every store. Visit your local Meijer Pharmacy or if you prefer to set up an appointment, text “COVID” to 75049 and they will notify you when they have a dose for you. For more information click here.

Walmart – availability of the COVID-19 vaccine at stores in and around Bay County. Visit the store to book an appointment or schedule online here.

Walgreens - supplies of COVID-19 vaccines are now available at no cost for those who meet age and state-specific eligibility criteria. Visit a store to obtain a vaccine or book an appointment. You can book an appointment online as well.

Rite Aid - availability of the COVID-19 vaccine at stores in and around Bay County. Visit the store to book an appointment or schedule online here

Great Lakes Bay Health Center – Provides Moderna vaccine (and the Pfizer pediatric vaccine) Monday through Friday from 8:00 – 1:00 PM at Bay Side Health Center, 3884 Monitor Road. Walk-ins are available, no appointment is necessary. For more information visit GLBHC’s website here.

Medical Practice Partners - availability of the COVID-19 Pfizer pediatric vaccine, located at 712 South Trumbull Street in Bay City. Call (989) 893-4351 or visit their website to schedule an appointment.