Acts of Humankindness
Awards & Recognition
Disaster Resource Center
End of Life Option Act
Great Kindness Challenge
Mission, Vision, and Values
North State Region
Physicians and Residents
Stroke occurs when there is a lack of oxygen to the brain. This is usually caused by the sudden loss of blood flow to the brain which can be the result of a blood vessel being clogged by plaque, blood clots or when an artery in the brain ruptures and bleeds.
Take our Stroke Risk Assessment
Strokes usually give warnings. It is important to know the warning signs of a stroke and seek medical attention immediately at a hospital with a stroke center. Prompt medical attention may prevent a serious stroke and prevent injury to the brain.
If you experience any of these stroke symptoms:
Act F.A.S.T. with these stroke signs:
For more information about the Stroke Center, please call 530.225.7365. For a physician referral, call 888.628.1948 or use our search tool to Find a Doctor.