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Our Mission: To serve our entire community and to achieve health equity by promoting well-being, preventing disease, and protecting the environment through partnerships, innovation, and excellence in public health practice.

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Clinic Locations

Charlevoix office entrance


Administrative Office

220 W. Garfield
Charlevoix, MI 49720

Emmet office entrance

Harbor Springs/Petoskey


3434 M-119, Suite A
Harbor Springs, MI 49740

Gaylord office entrance



95 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, MI 49735

Mancelona office entrance


Mancelona Family Resource Center

205 Grove St.
Mancelona, MI 49659

Bellaire office entrance



209 Portage Dr.
Bellaire, MI 49615

Latest News

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October 2, 2023

    Each year, October brings breast cancer front and center. As Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it provides opportunities to promote screenings and the warning signs of this life-threatening disease. In addition, the Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNW) and the Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance recognize Oct. 13 as Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day and Oct. 17-23 as Men's Breast Cancer Awareness Week.

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    Is Your Next Bite Safe?

    September 7, 2023

    Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance (NMPHA) and Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNW) are promoting September as National Food Safety Education Month. The specified month provides opportunities to learn more about how to safely handle food and prevent foodborne illnesses-and to understand what practices promote food safety and decrease the risk of foodborne illness and food waste.

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    Results from Community Listening Sessions Being Released

    August 30, 2023

    Comments from nine Community Listening Sessions are being finalized into a report which will be presented to the Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNW) Board of Health at the 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5 monthly meeting at the Shirley Roloff Center in Charlevoix. Dr. Kari Krantz, a third-party expert who designed and hosted the sessions, has documented the results and will make the presentation.