Health Department Office Locations:

Baraga County
303 Baraga Avenue
L’Anse, MI 49946
Phone: 906-524-6142
Fax: 906-524-6144
Houghton-Keweenaw
540 Depot Street
Hancock, MI 49930
Phone: 906-482-7382
Fax: 906-482-9410
Gogebic County
210 N. Moore Street
Bessemer, MI 49911
Phone: 906-667-0200
Fax: 906-667-0020
Ontonagon County
408 Copper Street
Ontonagon, MI 49953
Phone: 906-884-4485
Fax: 906-884-2358

 

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Contact Information by Program or Service

Health Officer & Chief Executive
Cathryn Beer, MPA, CPA, Health Officer / Executive Officer
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 143

Public Health Medical Issues:
Teresa Frankovich, MD, MPH, Medical Director
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 112

Personal & Community Health Services
Barbara Auten, RN, BSN, Director, Public Health and Education
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 116

Environmental Health and Sanitation:
Lynne Madison, R.S., Director, Environmental Health
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 107

Food Service Issues:
Barb Garnell, Environmental Health Secretary
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 119

Water Supply and Wells:
Glen Anderson, REHS, Type II, Public Water Supply Program Coordinator
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 124

Immunizations, International Travel, and Communicable Disease Prevention:
Kathy Mell, RN, Community Health Coordinator
Ontonagon Office
(906) 884-4485

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control, Senior Screening, and Health Insurance Counseling:
Joann Stark, BCCCP Coordinator
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382 Ext. 132

Healthy Community & Community Health Assessment Services
Ray Sharp, Community Planning & Preparedness Manager
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 163

Community Health Education Programs:
Arnie Kinnunen, Prevention Specialist
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 189

Emergency Preparedness:
Ray Sharp, Community Planning & Preparedness Manager
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 155

Family Planning & STD Testing Programs:
Kathy Mell, RN, Public Health Nurse
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 130

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP):
Barb Maronen, MSW, Manager, RSVP
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 181

School Hearing and Vision Screening:
Carol Maki, Hearing and Vision Technician
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 171
or
DeAnna Schwartz, Hearing & Vision Technician
Gogebic Office
(906) 667-0200

Substance Abuse Prevention and Tobacco Use Education:
Barb Auten, Director of Public Health
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 116

WIC Program:
Jean Ballone, RD, Dietitian, WIC Coordinator
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 178

Financial Matters:
Kate Beer, MPA, CPA, Health Officer/Administrator
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 143

Employment:
Linda Otto, PHR., Human Resources Representative
Hancock Office
(906) 482-7382, Ext. 115

Emergency Contact Information:

  • Urgent health emergencies: 911
  • Poison Control Center: 1.800.222.1222
  • Pollution Emergency Alerting System: 1.800.292.4706
  • Comprehensive 24/7 community information: 211
  • Western UP Health Department Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
    Office: 906.482.7382 X 155