October 29 is recognized as World Stroke Day as an opportunity to raise awareness of the serious nature and high rates of stroke, and inform how you can be better prepared to identify the signs of a stroke and the actions to take. When signs of a stroke occur, you have to B.E. F.A.S.T. (Balance difficulty, Eye changes, Face drooping, Arm weakening, Speech difficulty and Time to call 911).
HSHS St. John's Hospital's Stroke Center was recently recognized as a DNV certified Comprehensive Stroke Center due to our commitment to excellent treatment of serious stroke events. When moments matter, HSHS St. John's Hospital is here with you.