Stroke Education Program

Time Is Critical

Stroke, brain attack is a medical emergency, requiring the same attention as a heart attack. A stroke will kill brain cells controlling vital body functions. The longer you wait to seek medical treatment, the more brain cells die. The most common cause of stroke is a blood clot in an artery of the brain. A current treatment - the clot dissolving drug TPA - must be given within 4 1/2 hours of the onset of stroke symptoms.

Everyone can be educated about stroke. Your friends and family may rely on your best judgment to save their lives.

What is stroke?
Warning signs 
Risk Factors 
Take the Stroke Quiz!

Real Stories, Real People

Steve Giese
Robin Linville
Chris Roberson
Sue Himes
(Caregiver Perspective)

Get Stroke Savvy!

To bring the Stroke education program to your organization simply contact Angie Overton at 563-421-2657. Genesis Health System will provide a 15 -30 minute presentation.   

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