"Approximately 800,000 Strokes will occur this year." ----National Stroke Association


The acronym F.A.S.T. has been adopted by the National Stroke Association as an excellent tool to help people learn the warning signs of stroke.


Face: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?

Arms: Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?


Speech: Ask the person to repeat a simple phrase. Is their speech slurred or strange?

Time: If you observe any of these signs, call 9-1-1 immediately.


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