May is American Stroke Month

Stroke SignsAccording to the Shepherd Center, in the U.S., a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Pay attention to these signs of a stroke occurrence and remember to act F.A.S.T.

Face Droop on one side or a smile that is not equal

Arms Person cannot raise
both arms equally

Speech/Swallow Slurred speech, inability to speak,
choking or coughing

Time Call 911

Details: shepherd.org

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