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

Community Health Improvement Plan Documents


Bay County Community Health Improvement Plan 2012-2018









Healthy People Healthy Bay Webinar Presentations

Benefits of Local Public Health Departments and Hospitals Working Together To Complete a Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan

Tax Implications for Hospitals to Complete a Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan

How Can I Get Involved?

Participate in one of the 4 health priority areas work groups dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Bay County residents.


For more information contact:

Lewis Wasek

Community Health Educator/Health Analyst

Bay County Health Department

989-895-4009 Ext. 2037