Peace River North Rural
Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
5323 Peace River North Rural
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.
Peace River North Rural (CHSA 5323) is 67,030 km² in size and located in northeastern British Columbia, bordering Alberta. It is comprised of the communities of Trutch, Pink Mountain, Buick, Wonowon, Pewapatou, Charlie Lake, and the following First Nations communities: Halfway River, Blueberry River, and Doig River. Provincial parks include the following: Butler Ridge, Graham Laurier, Redfern-Kelly, and Northern Rocky Mountains.