West Kelowna
Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)

1372 West Kelowna

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.

West Kelowna (CHSA 1372) is 130 km² in size and is located in central Okanagan, on the west side of Okanagan Lake. It is comprised of the city of West Kelowna and the First Nations community of Westbank. Geographical features include Okanagan Lake, Shannon Lake, Goats Peak, Mt. Boucherie, and Mt. Drought.[1]

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

Health Authority:

1 Interior

Health Service Delivery Area:

13 Okanagan

Local Health Area:

137 Central Okanagan

Community Health Service Area:

1372 West Kelowna

Primary Care Network community: