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Save #Precious Time – Oct 29th is World Stroke Day

What happens in the minutes after someone has a #stroke? They start to lose crucial brain tissue that contains memories, language and personality. Knowing the symptoms and acting #FAST can save that person’s life and all the things that make them unique. Learn the signs, Say it’s a stroke. Save #Precioustime

According to the World Stroke Organization stroke is still the second leading cause of death worldwide, and the third leading cause of disability.

One in four people will suffer a stroke at some point in their lives. If a stroke does happen, it is critical that the person having the stroke is treated as quickly as possible. Timely treatment saves lives and significantly improve patient outcomes. This year's global awareness campaign is to help everyone, everywhere, recognize the symptoms of a stroke, and know what to do if they see one happening.

What are you doing to support increased awareness of stroke symptoms and what people need to do?

Learn the signs, say it’s a stroke and save #Precioustime. Click on the image below to watch a short video clip.

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Looking for local community resources? Please visit the links below for more information:

Central East Line
Central Health Line
NSM Health Line