Thursday, May 11, 2017
Someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds. And nearly one-third of the victims are younger than 65.
Strokes do not discriminate. Even without the common risks, they can strike active, seemingly healthy individuals. F.A.S.T. is an easy way to remember the four key signs of stroke. If you or a loved one experience any one of these these symptoms, call 911. FAST!
Screenings include a risk assessment, blood pressure reading, cholesterol testing* and medical consultation.
*For accurate results, a 10- to 12-hour fast is required. continue to take regularly prescribed medication and drink water to avoid dehydration.
Location: Saint Francis Conference Center (Entrance 8)
Register for a free stroke screening on Thursday, May 11 from 7-10 am. Call 573-331-3996 to reserve your appointment.