Prince George City - Central
Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
5242 Prince George City - Central
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.
Prince George City - Central (CHSA 5242) is 80 km² in size and is an area of the city of Prince George, located in central British Columbia. It is comprised of downtown Prince George, South Fort George, Charella Garden, as well as areas south and southeast of the Fraser River west of Hwy 97. Major establishments include The University Hospital of Northern British Columbia, College of New Caledonia, Prince George Airport, and Prince George Civic Centre.