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. Kirk Herrick - Medical Director
Dr. Howard Hurt - 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

Medical Examiner


  Chief Medical Examiner
Howard Hurt, DO

1200 Washington Ave
Bay City, MI 48708

Telephone: (989) 895-4009
TDD/TTY: (989)  895-4049

Appointed by the Board of Commissioners and assisted by deputy medical examiners, this licensed physician detects the cause and manner of sudden and unexpected, accidental, violent and suspicious deaths in Bay County.  Results of these investigations provide valuable information used by the justice system, families and other concerned parties.

Deputy Medical Examiners

James Campau, DO
Robert K. Hafford, MD
William Morrone, DO

Michael D. Parmer, DO
Ronald Koehler, DO

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