Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
2131 Central Abbotsford
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.
Central Abbotsford (CHSA 2131) is 9 km² in size and is located in the southwestern Fraser Valley. It encompasses the central part of the city of Abbotsford, including the neighbourhoods of downtown Abbotsford, Mill Lake, and Highway 11. Major features include the Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre, Mill Lake, Hazelwood Cemetery, and Century Park.