If it might be a stroke, call 9-1-1

FAST on ambulances in NWO.
FAST on ambulances in NWO.
If it might be a stroke, call 9-1-1. Even if you’re not sure, you need to call an ambulance

When it comes to stroke, every second counts. Literally. Most strokes are caused by a blockage stopping blood flow in the brain. From the second that blockage occurs, the brain is deprived of nutrition and oxygen; brain cells start to die.

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Article courtesy of Heart and Stroke.


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