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Learn the Signs of a Stroke

Remember FAST

  • Face - Look for an uneven smile
  • Arm - Check if one arm is weak
  • Speech - Listen for slurred speech
  • Time - Call 911 right away

Beyond F.A.S.T. - Other Symptoms You Should Know:

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the leg, arm or face
  • Sudden confusion or trouble understanding
  • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause

If someone shows any of these symptoms, immediately call 9-1-1.