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Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals are all designated Primary Stroke Centers, a distinction recognizing facilities that follow the best practices for stroke care. The facilities also provide integrated services in stroke diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of disability. But fast treatment can reduce or even prevent disability. Remember, with stroke, time is essential. When you or someone you love is having a stroke, every minute counts.
The signs and symptoms of a stroke are: