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When it comes to diagnosing and treating stroke, there’s not a minute to waste. Every second counts.

Throughout Conemaugh Health System, our medical teams are specially trained to provide immediate care to anyone who arrives at our hospitals with stroke symptoms. Our services begin with rapid action to diagnose and treat stroke, and continue with hospital-based, outpatient or at-home rehabilitation.

Stroke is an Emergency!

Act FAST!

Learn the warning signs of stroke and act FAST when they occur. It can help save your life or the life of a loved one.

F = Face. Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?

A = Arms. Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?

S = Speech. Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence. Does the speech sound slurred or strange?

T = Time. If you observe any of these signs (independently or together), call 9-1-1 immediately!

Stroke- Joint Commission

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Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center was awarded certification as a
Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission on January 27, 2010
based upon a review of compliance with national standards,
clinical guidelines and outcomes of care.