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Could You Act FAST?


Think you're too young or too healthy to have a stroke?  Think again and think FAST, it could save your life.

 

Remember, if you think you or someone you know is having a stroke, act FAST. Remember this acronym and check for these stroke signs:

Face = droopy or uneven smile

Arm = arm numbness or weakness

Speech = slurred speech, difficulty speaking or understanding

Time = CALL 911 immediately go to the nearest certified stroke center

To learn more about stroke, check out stroke.org.