What are the Signs to Look for When Someone is Having a Stroke?

It's important to remember the word FAST.  

*Face:  Is the mouth slanting down?  Unusual expression?

*Arm:  Is the arm numb?  And can you raise your arm?

*Speech:  Is the speech slurred?  Having trouble putting together words?

*Time:  Call 9-1-1.  Get to the emergency room as soon as possible!  The longer you wait....the more damage to the brain.

Go to the  Family Matters page at katu.com for more information. 

Event this weekend:  Streaks for Strokes @ the Timber Game, this Saturday, May 5 @ 7:30 p.m at Jeld-Wen Field.


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