Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
5313 Tumbler Ridge
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.
Tumbler Ridge (CHSA 5313) is 1,570 km² in size and encompasses the district municipality of Tumbler Ridge and its immediate environs, located in northeastern British Columbia. Major establishments include the Peace Region Paleontology Research Centre, Northern Lights College, and Tumbler Ridge Visitor Centre.