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



Need Help with Diapers?

Families in need of an emergency supply of diapers can access help by calling 2-1-1 (1-888-636-4211) or by going to the following Bay-Arenac Diaper Bank Pantry locations during open hours:


Bay City Locations

McLaren Bay Region Emergency Room
1900 Columbus Ave.
Bay City, Mi 48708

Hours of Operation: 
Open as an after hours and weekend emergency pantry

State Street Academy
1110 State St.
Bay City, Mi 48706

Hours of Operation: 
June - September (Summer Hours)

Wednesdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

September - June (School Hours)
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 

723 Washington Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708

(989) 894-9055

Hours of Operation: 
Wednesdays & Thursdays
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Area Baby Closet
Pinconning United Methodist Church
314 Whyte St.
Pinconning, MI48650
(989) 879-3271

Hours of Operations
1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month
10:00am - 2:00pm


Arenac Diaper Pantry
403 West Michigan
Augres, MI 48703

Hours of Operation 
Tuesdays 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesdays 4:00pm - 6:00pm


Saganing Diaper Pantry
5450 Sturman Rd.
Standish, MI 48658
(586) 850-8139

Hours of Operation
Mondays 9:00am - 12:00pm

How Can I Help? 

  • Consider making a financial or diaper donation - Donations are accepted anytime via mail or drop off. Please make sure to indicate the donation is for the Diaper Bank.
  • Spread the work to others about helping
  • Organize a diaper drive at your own organization, church or place of employment

Mail or drop off diapers to:

Bay-Arenac ISD, Early Childhood
Attention Jill Bialek
4228 Two Mile Rd.
Bay City, MI 48708