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

Cardiovascular/Heart Disease Town Hall Meeting

Bay County was identified as part of a 5 county cluster has having higher rates of hospitalizations and mortality for CVD, heart disease, coronary heart disease and heart failure than other counties in Michigan.

On August 3, 2011 the Michigan Department of Community Health held a Town Hall meeting to address this issue. The information that was discussed found by clicking the links below.

Five County Study PowerPoint
Five County Area Fact Sheet