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

Medical Examiner



Chief Medical Examiner
William Morrone DO, MPH, MS

Bay County Health Department
1200 Washington Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708

Phone: (989)-895-4009
TDD/TYY: (989) 895-4049 


Appointed by the Board of Commissioners, 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.


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