May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Throughout the month of May, JHCHC will share information and helpful tips that could help your prevent a Stroke.


Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of serious disability for adults.1,2 About 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year.2 Get more quick facts about stroke.


Stroke is preventable. You may be able to prevent stroke or lower your chances of having a stroke.


Stroke is treatable. Learn the signs of stroke, and call 9-1-1 right away if you think someone might be having a stroke. Getting fast treatment is important to preventing death and disability from stroke.


Learn more information by visiting https://www.cdc.gov/stroke/about.htm


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