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YOU Need to Know the Signs of Stroke


Please take a few minutes and listen to firsthand accounts of how important it is to know the signs of stroke.  It could happen to you!

Stroke is an Emergency.  Learn to act FAST:

Face = facial droop or uneven smile

Arm = Arm numbness or weakness

Speech - Slurred speech, difficulty speaking or understanding

Time = Call 911 and get to the hospital

Mission Hospital is a certified stroke center!  If you have any of these symptoms, don't wait - call 911 immediately.