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.
Pender/Galiano/Saturna/Mayne (CHSA 4142) is 190 km² in size and is located in the southern Gulf Islands. It is comprised of Pender Island, Galiano Island, Saturna Island, Mayne Island, Sidney Island, James Island, D'Arcy Island, Coal Island, Moresby Island, Portland Island, Prevost Island, and Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Provincial parks include the following: Montague Harbour, Bodega Ridge, Dionisio Point, Wallace Island Marine, and Collision Point.