Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
2210 New Westminster
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.
New Westminster (CHSA 2210) is 19 km² in size and encompasses the city of New Westminster located in central Metro Vancouver, north of the Fraser River. Major establishments include the Royal Columbian Hospital, Douglas College, and Queens Park. It also includes the neighbourhood of Queensborough and the northeast end of Lulu Island.