Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
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.
Mackenzie (CHSA 5247) is 28,850 km² in size and is located in north central British Columbia, north of Highway 97. It is comprised of the communities of Mcleod Lake and Mackenzie, and the First Nations communities of: Tsay Keh Dene, Kwadacha, and McLeod Lake. Geographical features include Rocky Mountain Trench, Sifton Ranges, Samuel Black Range, Osilinka Ranges, Williston Lake, Omineca Mountains, and Brothers Peaks.