CRMC provides rapid response in diagnosing and treating strokes.
Know the signs and symptoms of a stroke for yourself and those you love:
- F = Face Drooping
- Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven or lopsided?
- A = Arm Weakness
- Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
- S = Speech Difficulty
- Is speech slurred? Is the person unable to speak or hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence.
- T = Time to Call 911
- If the person shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get them to the hospital immediately.
Additional Symptoms of Stroke
If someone shows any of these symptoms, call 9-1-1 or emergency medical services immediately.
- Sudden NUMBNESS or weakness of face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body
- Sudden CONFUSION, trouble speaking or understanding speech
- Sudden TROUBLE SEEING in one or both eyes
- Sudden TROUBLE WALKING, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
- Sudden SEVERE HEADACHE with no known cause
Stroke is a medical emergency. Call 911 immediately! If you wait, it’s too late.