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Know the Signs of a Stroke

Stroke patients who receive medical attention right away are more likely to qualify for clot busting medication or clot retrieval and have a better recovery.

Remember, TIME IS BRAIN. Stroke is an EMERGENCY!

  • Balance: Does the person have a sudden loss of balance?
  • Eyes: Does the person have sudden blurred, double or loss vision, in one or both eyes?
  • Face: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?
  • Arms: Ask theperson to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
  • Speech: Ask the person to repeat a simple phrase. Is their speech slurred or strange?
  • Time: If you observe any off these signs, BE FAST, CALL 911!
PeaceHealth Stroke Center
3377 RiverBend Dr
Springfield, OR 97477