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
TDD/TTL: (989) 895-4049
Health Information Line: (989) 895-4192

Health Education

The Goal of the Health Education Division is to improve the health of individuals and the community through presentations, community events, and providing educational materials on health related topics.

 

Melissa Maillette, MA
Health Education and Emergency Preparedness Division Manager
maillettem@baycounty.net
Tracy Metcalfe, MPA, CHES
Community Health Educator/Health Analyst
Community Outreach Coordinator
metcalfet@baycounty.net

 

Liz Warmbier
Community Health Educator
warmbierl@baycounty.net



 

Available Health Education Resources

  • Health Department Programs and Services
  • Flu Prevention
  • Michigan's Smoke Free Law
  • Personal Hygiene/Hand Washing
  • Safe Fish and Wild Game Consumption
  • Wellness

Tobacco Information and Resources

Michigan's Smoke Free Air Law

Educational Materials

Download Your Smokers Quit Kit

Expectant Mothers Quit Kit

Quit Tobacco Tools and Resources

 

Safe Fish and Wild Game Information

Eat Safe Fish in the Saginaw Bay Website

Eat Safe Fish Brochure

Eat Wild Game Brochure

 

Additional Resources

What is a Health Education Specialist?

MI Healthier Tomorrow!

Infant Safe Sleep

Measuring Michigan's Performance

Michigan Steps Up

The Dangers of Mercury

Saginaw/Tittabawasse Rivers Contamination Advisory Group

Professional Organizations

American Public Health Association

Great Lakes Chapter - Society of Public Health Education

Michigan Association for Local Public Health

Society of Public Health Education

 

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