Burns Lake North
Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
5223 Burns Lake North
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.
Burns Lake North (CHSA 5223) is 7,100 km² in size and located in central western British Columbia, north of Highway 16. It is comprised of the communities of Granisle, Babine Lake, Pendleton Bay, Decker Lake, Tintagel, and Wet'suwet'en First Nation. Provincial parks include the following: Babine Lake Marine, Sutherland River, Red Bluff, Ethel F. Wilson Memorial, and Burns Lake. Geographical features include Babine Lake, the Falton River, and Nechako Plateau.