Prince George Southwest Rural
Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)

5244 Prince George Southwest 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.

Prince George Southwest Rural (CHSA 5244) is 4,120 km² in size and located in central British Columbia. It is comprised of the communities of Red Rock, Mud River, Stoner, Buckhorn, and Hixon. Provincial parks include the following: West Lake, Dahl Lake, Bobtail Mountain, Fraser River, Three Sisters Lake, and Fort George Canyon.[1]

Provided by Health Sector Information, Analysis, and Reporting Division, B.C. Ministry of Health

Health Authority:

5 Northern

Health Service Delivery Area:

52 Northern Interior

Local Health Area:

524 Prince George

Community Health Service Area:

5244 Prince George Southwest Rural

Primary Care Network community:

Prince George