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STROKE

What is stroke?

A stroke happens when blood stops flowing to any part of your brain, damaging brain cells. The effects of a stroke depend on the part of the brain that was damaged and the amount of damage done.

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Stroke

Call 9-1-1 for heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest.

Do not hesitate to call 9-1-1, even during the coronavirus pandemic. Hospitals are prepared. Don’t let COVID-19 destroy more lives.

SIGNS OF STROKE

Experience stroke through the eyes of a patient

Would you know if you were having a stroke? Watch how a stroke unfolds through the eyes of someone who is experiencing one. Recognize the signs of stroke. Call 9-1-1 right away. It could save your life.

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SIGNS OF STROKE

FAST signs of Stroke…what are the other signs?

The FAST signs are the most common signs of stroke and they are signs that are more likely to be caused by stroke than any other condition. There are some additional signs of stroke that are less common.

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