Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
2244 Port Coquitlam
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.
Port Coquitlam (CHSA 2244) is 35 km² in size and is located in central Greater Vancouver, north of Highway 17. It is comprised of the city of Port Coquitlam and Douglas Island. Major establishments include the Canadian Pacific Railyard and Terry Fox Park.