Stroke Awareness Month Events at Emory Healthcare

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, according to the National Stroke Association. In recognition of May as National Stroke Awareness Month, Emory Healthcare encourages you to learn the signs, symptoms and risk factors for stroke. Mark your calendar for the following events:

Community Stroke Fair
When: Wednesday, May 15, 2013; 11:00 am to 2 pm
Where: Emory University Hospital Midtown Medical Office Tower Lobby
Why:
• Learn the signs and symptoms of stroke
• Ask a neurologist about stroke care
• Hear about stroke rehabilitation programs
• Speak to a pharmacist
• Get your BMI checked
• Hear about stroke rehabilitation programs

Stroke Awareness Fair
When:Friday, May 30 31, 2013; 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Emory University Hospital
Auditorium, Classrooms B and C
Join us to:
• Learn the signs and symptoms of stroke
• Understand how to manage blood pressure, exercise properly and maintain a healthy diet
• Participate in a community stroke lecture at noon

Stroke is an emergency. If you or someone around you is experiencing signs or symptoms of stroke, CALL 911 immediately.

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