Do You Know the Signs of Stroke?
Stroke is an emergency. Act fast and call 911 immediately! Use the FAST acronym to determine if you or others are having a stroke:
- FACE: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the Face Droop?
- ARM: Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
- SPEECH: Ask the person to repeat a simple phrase. Is speech slurred or strange?
- TIME: If you observe any of these signs, call 911 immediately.