Health Department

Joel Strasz - Public Health Director
Sarah Tackebury - Nursing and Clinical Services Manager
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
Health Information Line: (989) 895-4192

Childhood Lead Program



Kelly, RN
Nursing Case Manager
Emily, RN
Education & Outreach Nurse




What is the Childhood Lead Program?

It includes:

  • Nursing case management for children with high lead levels
  • Lead education and outreach 

Nursing Case Management


Education and Outreach

  • Our education & outreach nurse is available to provide training and presentations to staff, parents, healthcare providers, or any group/agency that involves children
  • Outreach at local health fairs, schools, and other events in the community 
  • Call to request more information


 BCHD Brochure

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission

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