Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
4132 Central Saanich
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 Saanich (CHSA 4132) is 46 km² in size and is in the northern part of the Capital Regional District, located on the Saanich Peninsula. It is comprised of the District Municipality of Central Saanich and the First Nations communities of Tsartlip and Tsawout First Nation. Major establishments include Saanich Peninsula Hospital, Butchart Gardens, and Island View Beach.