Smithers Town Centre
Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
5141 Smithers Town Centre
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.
Smithers Town Centre (CHSA 5141) is 73 km² in size and encompasses the town of Smithers located on the banks of the Bulkley River, in northwestern British Columbia. It includes the community of Lake Kathlyn. Major establishments include Smithers Airport and Bulkley Valley District Hospital. Geographical features include Bulkley River and the Hudson Bay Range.