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Face Drooping

IS THE SIDE OF YOUR FACE NUMB?

Ask the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven?

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Arm Weakness

IS ONE ARM WEAK OR NUMB?

Ask the person to lift both arms. Does one arm drift downwards?

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Slurred Speech

IS YOUR SPEECH SLURRED?

Is the person unable to speak or hard to understand? Have them repeat a simple sentence like, "The sky is blue."

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Time to Call 9-1-1

CALL 9-1-1 IMMIDIATELY

If someone shows any of these symptoms, call 9-1-1 and get to a hospital right away! *Remember to check the time to note when the first symptoms appeared.

Learn the symptoms of stroke.

Trust your instincts and take action.

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KNOW WHEN IT'S HAPPENING

You might know BE FAST*, but could you recognize 10 symptoms of stroke?

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STROKE HAPPENS EVERY 40 SECONDS

Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death on the United States of America.

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Share your knowledge and empower others to act without hesitation.

*BEFAST was developed by Intermountain Healthcare, as an adaptation of the FAST model implemented by the American Stroke Association. Reproduced with permission from Intermountain Healthcare. © 2011, Intermountain Healthcare.

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