Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
1420 Salmon Arm
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.
Salmon Arm (CHSA 1420) is 3,160 km² in size and is located in the southern interior of British Columbia. It is comprised of the communities of Malakwa, Sicamous, Shuswap Lake, Sorrento, Tappen, Blind Bay, Salmon Arm, and Falkland, as well as the First Nations community of Okanagan. Provincial parks include the following: Shuswap Lake Marine, Kingfisher Creek, White Lake, Victor Lake, English Lake, Eagle River, and Mt. Griffin.