CRMC provides rapid response in diagnosing and treating strokes.

Know the signs and symptoms of a stroke for yourself and those you love:

  • F = Face Drooping
  • Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven or lopsided?
  • A = Arm Weakness
  • Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
  • S = Speech Difficulty
  • Is speech slurred? Is the person unable to speak or hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence.
  • T = Time to Call 911
  • If the person shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get them to the hospital immediately.

Additional Symptoms of Stroke

If someone shows any of these symptoms, call 9-1-1 or emergency medical services immediately.

  • Sudden NUMBNESS or weakness of face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden CONFUSION, trouble speaking or understanding speech
  • Sudden TROUBLE SEEING in one or both eyes
  • Sudden TROUBLE WALKING, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden SEVERE HEADACHE with no known cause

Stroke is a medical emergency. Call 911 immediately! If you wait, it’s too late.