Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
5311 Dawson Creek
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.
Dawson Creek (CHSA 5311) is 31 km² in size and encompasses the city of Dawson Creek, located in northeastern British Columbia, bordering Alberta. Major establishments include Dawson Creek and District Hospital, Dawson Creek Airport, and Chamberlain Nature Park.