Kootenay Lake
Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)

1210 Kootenay Lake

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.

Kootenay Lake (CHSA 1210) is 6,540 km² in size and is located in southeastern British Columbia. It is comprised of the communities of Meadow Creek, Cooper Creek, Argenta, Kootenay Lake, Kaslo, Riondel, and Crawford Bay. Geographical features include Kootenay Lake, Goat Range, Battle Range, Badshot Range, and Duncan Ranges. Provincial parks include the following: Kokanee Glacier, Pilot Bay, Purcell Wilderness Conservancy, and Goat Range.[1]

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

Health Authority:

1 Interior

Health Service Delivery Area:

12 Kootenay Boundary

Local Health Area:

121 Kootenay Lake

Community Health Service Area:

1210 Kootenay Lake

Primary Care Network community: