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During COVID-19 Pandemic, Don't Ignore Signs of Stroke

 

Some health experts suspect that fear of COVID-19 may be causing people to avoid going to the hospital and calling 911 for non-COVID related medical emergencies, like stroke. Remember, stroke does not stop during a health crisis and can be disabling or even fatal. For more shareable information and resources, visit StrokeAwareness.com,

With hospitals around the country reporting a recent drop in the number of stroke cases arriving in their emergency rooms, some health experts suspect that fear of COVID-19 may be causing people to avoid going to the hospital and calling 911 for non-COVID related medical emergencies, like stroke.

"During this pandemic, emergency care professionals like myself are working to provide care for those who need it. So much of what we do is time sensitive. We are particularly aware of the 'Big Four,' trauma, sepsis, stroke and heart attack, so it's important to remember, when it comes to stroke or...



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