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.
McBride/Valemount (CHSA 5246) is 15,220 km² in size and located in eastern British Columbia, bordering the Alberta border. It is comprised of the communities of Dome Creek, Urling, Crescent Spur, Goat Rver, McBride, Dunster, T�te Jaune Cache, and Valemount. Geographical features include Robson Valley, Premier Range, Selwyn Range, Mount Sir Wilford Lourier, and the Fraser River.