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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

  • Gloved hand holding HIV Test

    Health Alert: Local HIV Infections Increase

    November 28, 2023

    There is an increase in the number of HIV diagnoses occurring locally-and Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance and Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNW) are encouraging residents to be proactive and get tested. The noted increase was determined by comparing information collected from 2019-23 with data from 2014-18.

  • Great American Smokeout logo

    Join the Great American Smokeout

    November 13, 2023

    Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance and Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNW) are promoting the Great American Smokeout and encouraging community members to quit-starting with day one. Each year, on the third Thursday in November, the American Cancer Society marks the day as the Great American Smokeout. HDNW is joining the American Cancer Society to encourage tobacco users to quit by joining the smokeout and by taking advantage of the available resources.

  • Stephanie Vanniman, Rachael Miller and Julie Korth holding certificate

    Ironmen Health Center Certified Bronze as Adolescent Friendly

    October 25, 2023

    If you want to know how to improve, ask the people/students you serve. The staff at Ironmen Health Center (IHC), located adjacent to the Mancelona Public Schools campus, has spent more than a year asking students, school staff, and parents questions to better meet their needs. In recognition for the detailed self-assessment, IHC has earned Bronze Adolescent-Centered Environment Certification through the University of Michigan's Adolescent Health Initiative. The certification is based on the center minimizing barriers to health and improving care for kids.