Health Department

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

Childhood Lead Program



Kelly, RN
Nursing Case Manager
Education & Outreach Nurse
989-895-4004 Ext. 6152





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


Educational Materials


 BCHD Brochure

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission


 Prevent Lead Poisoning. Get your home tested. Get your child tested. Get the facts! Click hereâ?¦