McLaren Bay Region
About Us

A Commitment to Excellence

is a 395-bed acute tertiary care hospital located in Bay City, Michigan, providing specialty, primary and preventive care. Services include cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, oncology, women’s health, and rehabilitation. McLaren Bay Region is a certified Primary Stroke Center, as designated by the Joint Commission. McLaren Bay Region’s Emergency Department treats more than 45,000 patients per year.

Our Mission:

McLaren Health Care will be the best value in health care as defined by quality outcomes and cost.

Our Vision:

McLaren will be the recognized leader and preferred provider of health care services to the communities we serve.

McLaren Bay Region holds the following recognitions:

McLaren Bay Region provides an array of acute, specialty, primary, and preventive care services including:

McLaren Bay Region continues to be a provider of  Helen M. Nickless Volunteer Clinic,serving the uninsured and underinsured in Bay County with free primary medical care, referrals for testing, and follow up care.

History of McLaren Bay Region

After merging four hospitals during the 1970s and 1980s, McLaren Bay Region developed a full continuum of health services for Northeast Michigan. With acute care at McLaren Bay Region-Main Campus and McLaren Bay Special Care on the West Campus, home health services, medical equipment, pharmacy, women's health and rehabilitation services, more than 2,000 McLaren Bay Region employees provide quality care to nearly a half a million people in East Michigan.

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McLaren Bay Region Celebrates 100,000th Cardiac Catheterization

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McLaren Bay Region Announces Opening of Neuro/Trauma Stepdown Unit

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