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Stroke is a medical emergency. With timely treatment, the risk of death and disability from stroke can be lowered. It’s important to know the symptoms and act in time; the first 3 hours are critical, brain cells are dying.





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Mission

The mission of the Stroke Association of Florida is to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by educating the community about stroke risks, prevention, signs and symptoms and to provide local resource referrals to stroke survivors and their caregivers.

Fifth Annual Victory Over Stroke

March 20th, 2014 9:00am - 1:00pm


Ffifth Annual Victory Over Stroke (flyer)


Location: H2U – Health To You Cortez Center, 6670 Cortez Rd. West, Bradenton, FL 34210


Don’t miss this FREE opportunity to hear LIFE SAVING presentations (healthy eating, stroke awareness and prevention, important document organization), receive free stroke-risk health screenings (Carotid Artery Ultrasound, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Glucose), and visit exhibitors providing information for healthy living and stroke prevention.


Who should attend: ANYONE who wants to learn how to live a healthier lifestyle to avoid stroke and other illnesses – lay people as well as healthcare professionals are encouraged to attend.


RSVP 888-359-3552


Warning Signs

F = FACE Ask the person to smile.
Does one side of the face droop?
A = ARM Ask the person to raise both arms.
Does one arm drift downward?
S = SPEECH Ask the person to repeat a simple phrase.
Does the speech sound slurred or strange?
T = TONGUE Ask the person to stick out their tongue.
Is the tongue crooked or does it go to one side or the other?
If you answered YES to any of the above, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY!