Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
3342 qathet 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.
qathet Rural (CHSA 3342) is 5,190 km² in size and located in southwestern British Columbia, east of the Salish Sea. It is comprised of the Powell River Regional District, Texada Island, and the First Nations community of Tla'amin. Provincial parks include the following: Inland Lake, Malaspina, Copeland Islands Marine, Desolation Sound Marine, Saltery Bay, and South Texada Island.