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

Latest Information on Recalls

In the interest of protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Michigan, the Bay County Health Department is providing a direct link to a complete list of national consumer product recalls.

Several federal agencies routinely monitor the quality of consumer products purchased in America.  From time to time, these agencies, in cooperation with private industry, issue both mandatory and voluntary recalls on items that might pose a risk to U.S. citizens.

The web site - - provides a comprehensive listing of products recalled by the participating agencies.

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.  For information on the latest food recalls, please click on the links below.

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