Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
Community Health Service Areas (CHSAs) in British Columbia (B.C.) are administrative bounds nested within Local Health Areas (LHAs) as defined by the B.C. Ministry of Health. This CHSA health profile contains information about the community’s demographics, socio-economic and health/disease status as represented through various community health indicators. The purpose of CHSA health profiles is to help B.C.’s primary care network partners, public health professionals and community organizations better understand the health needs of a specific community and to provide evidence for service provisioning and prevention strategies.
Agassiz/Harrison (CHSA 2150) is 4,110 km² in size and is located in the central Fraser Valley. It is comprised of the communities of Agassiz, Harrison Mills, Harrison Hot Springs, and the following First Nations communities: Seabird Island, Chehalis (Sts'ailes), Skatin, Samahquam, Xa'xtsa, and Shxw'?wh�m�l First Nation. It also includes Sasquatch Provincial Park. Geographical features include Harrison Lake, Hemlock Valley, Fraser River, Spearhead Range, and McBride Range.