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Stroke Awareness Resources

With hospitals around the country reporting a recent drop in the number of stroke cases arriving in their emergency rooms, health experts suspect that fear of COVID-19 may be causing people to avoid going to the hospital and calling 911 for non-COVID related medical emergencies, like stroke. 

Stroke UrgencyEMS can help by educating patients and the general public about the importance of calling 911 for help when people are experiencing symptoms of stroke. Here are the latest resources:

Visit OverReact2Stroke to view resources for healthcare professionals.