Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
4342 Port McNeill/Sointula
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 McNeil/Sointula (CHSA 4342) is 90 km² in size and is located on the east coast of northern Vancouver Island, north of Highway 19. It is comprised of Port McNeil, Sointula Island, Malcolm Island, and Port McNeill Hospital. Geographical features include Rough Bay and Deer Bluff.