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  • Do you know what to do when someone has a stroke?


    When a stroke occurs, know the symptoms, act FAST, and get help from one of our Bay Area hospitals.

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Stroke Care


The American Heart Association (AHA) estimates that approximately 780,000 strokes occur each year. Of this, 600,000 are new strokes and approximately 180,000 are recurrent strokes. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. At Dignity Health hospitals, we are equipped and qualified to treat all stroke patients.

Signs and Symptoms

Stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the flow of blood to your brain is interrupted because of bleeding or a blood clot. Knowing the signs of a stroke can help you or a loved one receive medical attention as soon as possible. Learn More 

Treatment and Prevention

A stroke can be life changing, and in many cases, can cause debilitating physical changes. However, fast diagnosis and treatment can help save brain and physical function. Dignity Health doctors rely on medication, surgery, and rehabilitation to treat strokes. Learn More