Primary Stroke Center
Vascular emergencies can come out of nowhere. Stroke. Blood clots. Aneurysm. To reduce the damage caused by a vascular episode, our emergency team works overtime to prepare.
Our stroke and vascular physicians are available to answer your questions. Find out if you're at risk.
Every second matters
The sooner treatment can be administered, the less damage will be done to the brain. In the event of an emergency, our primary stroke team of emergency room doctors, nurses and paramedics can act quickly.
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Learn the symptoms and act F.A.S.T.
The likelihood of brain damage increases for every minute a brain cell is deprived of oxygen. During a stroke, recognizing the four key symptoms saves precious time and improves the recovery outcome. Using the F.A.S.T test is the most valuable way to quickly identify a stroke.
Face – Can you smile? If so, does one side of the face droop?
Arms – Can you raise both arms? If so, does one arm drift downward?
Speech – Can you repeat a short sentence? If so, do you slur your words? Can you repeat the sentence exactly?
Time – If you or a loved one is having trouble with these basic tasks, call 9-1-1 immediately.