Stroke Resources

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.

Other Websites We Recommend

National Stroke Association  

American Stroke Association   

Patient Education Material

HOPE: A Stroke Recovery Guide

IHOPE patient education video

StrokeSmart® Magazine