Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
5232 Vanderhoof 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.
Vanderhoof Rural (CHSA 5232) is 5,610 km² in size and located in central British Columbia, west of Highway 97. It includes the First Nation communities of Saik'uz and Stellat'en. Provincial parks include Stuart River Provincial Park and Finger-tatuk Provincial Park.