How will you Prevent Another Stroke

Preventing stroke can be life-changing. But the steps you take to prevent stroke don't have to be. They can be small, easy changes you start right now.

I Will Act F.A.S.T.

Face Drooping

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

Arm Weakness

Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?


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

Time to Call 9-1-1

If someone shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get to a hospital immediately. 

Check the time so you'll know when the first symptoms appeared.