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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

Charlevoix

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

Gaylord

 

95 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, MI 49735

Mancelona office entrance

Mancelona

Mancelona Family Resource Center

205 Grove St.
Mancelona, MI 49659

Bellaire office entrance

Bellaire

 

209 Portage Dr.
Bellaire, MI 49615

Latest News

  • Radon

    HDNW giving out free, at-home radon test kits

    January 3, 2023

    When a gas is odorless and tasteless, how do you know if it's reaching dangerous levels in your home? You test for it. January is National Radon Action Month, and the Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNW) is again helping area residents ensure safe radon levels in their homes, schools, and offices by offering free test kits. The annual campaign is called "Give a Can, Get a Kit." To participate, residents exchange nonperishable food for a free radon test kit at HDNW's offices in Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet, and Otsego counties.

  • COVID-19

    Be Safe During Holiday Outlings

    December 22, 2022

    One way to anticipate an uptick in COVID-19 is to track the virus through wastewater. The Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNW) is part of a statewide SARS-CoV-2 surveillance initiative comprised of local health departments, academic institutions, tribal communities, and wastewater facilities. The approach can act as an early indicator to positive cases, provide valuable insight into COVID-19 mitigation efforts, and supplement other surveillance methods.

  • Dan Thorell, Health Officer

    Thorell Hired as Health Officer for Health Department

    December 6, 2022

    After overseeing operations of the Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNW) since April 30, interim health office Daniel R. Thorell has been hired as the organization's health officer by the four-county board of health. The final vote took place during the Dec. 6 public meeting.