Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)

4233 Chemainus

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.

Chemainus (CHSA 4233) is 18 km² in size and is located on the east coast of southern Vancouver Island. It is comprised of the communities of Chemainus and Saltair. Geographical features include Fuller Lake, Bare Point, Davis Lagoon, Willy Island, and Chemainus Bay.[1]

Provided by Health Sector Information, Analysis, and Reporting Division, B.C. Ministry of Health

Health Authority:

4 Vancouver Island

Health Service Delivery Area:

42 Central Vancouver Island

Local Health Area:

423 Cowichan Valley North

Community Health Service Area:

4233 Chemainus

Primary Care Network community: