February 22, 2018
Stroke is a medical emergency. If you experience any of these signs, call 9-1-1. Do not drive to the hospital. An ambulance will get you to the best hospital for stroke care.
Face - is it drooping?
Arms - can you raise both?
Speech - is it slurred or jumbled?
Time - to call 9-1-1 right away.
Experience stroke through the eyes of a witness
Would you know when someone is having a stroke? Tim's wife spots her husband having a stroke and asks her daughter to call 9-1-1 right away. By knowing the signs of stroke and acting FAST, she saves her husband.
Source: Heart & Stroke Foundation