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.
Metchosin (CHSA 4122) is 75 km² in size and is part of the Capital Regional District located on southern Vancouver Island. It is comprised of the District of Metchosin and the First Nations community of Beecher Bay (Scia'new ). Geographical features include Matheson Lake, Sugarloaf Mountain, Albert Head Lagoon Regional Park, Quarantine Lake, Pedder Bay, and Quarantine Cove.