McLaren Bay Region EMS covers 444 square miles of Bay County with an average response time of around 4 minutes, which is twice as fast as the national average. With over 40 years of continuous service and new state of the art lift systems, our commitment to the patients we serve will not waiver. That's our promise.

As the weather, crowds, traffic, and 911 calls build up, McLaren Bay Region EMS dispatchers strategically adjust the locations of ambulances and personnel to ensure the fastest response times possible.

What about those days when the population of Bay County swells from around 108,000 to nearly 400,000, such as during the Fireworks Festival? McLaren Bay Region EMS has more than prepared for population increases. From extra ambulances, mobile command centers, mountain bikes, and specialized off-road vehicles, paramedics are never more than a few minutes away regardless of crowds, traffic, weather, or terrain.


Central Dispatch (Ambulance, Fire, Police) 9-1-1
Helen M. Nickless Volunteer Clinic (989) 895-4830
McLaren Bay Region Medical Center Emergency Department (989) 894-3111
Poison Control 1-800-764-7661

Crisis Intervention Centers

Bay County Womens Center (989) 686-4551
Saginaw (989) 792-9732
Midland (989) 631-4450
Family Independence Agency Childrens Services (989) 894-6265
Adult Services (989) 894-6290 After hours, weekends, holidays 1-800-322-4822
Inpatient Mental Health Services - (989) 894-3911
Bay Arenac Behavioral Health Services (989) 895-2300

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