Stroke Awareness

Know how to spot a stroke F.A.S.T.

When it comes to stroke, every second counts! Nearly 2 million brain cells die each minute a stroke remains untreated! This is why rapid access to medical treatment often makes the difference between full recovery and permanent disability.

Learn how to identify the warning signs of stroke using the acronym F.A.S.T. (Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, Time to call 9-1-1).

Knowing and sharing F.A.S.T. not only makes you a stroke hero, but it provides stroke survivors with the opportunity to have a lifestyle of quality.

For more information, visit

Montgomery County Health Department, 117 Civic Center, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353 Phone: 859-498-3808