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UPMC Horizon Alive & Well Presentation to Demonstrate how to ‘Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.’

 Free Blood Pressure Screenings and Educational Information will be Available

WHAT: “Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.” is an educational program that will explore prevention, risk factors, common warning signs and treatment options of stroke. Someone in the United States has a stroke about every 40 seconds. Recognition of stroke and calling 9-1-1 will determine how quickly someone will receive help and treatment. Getting to a hospital rapidly will more likely lead to a better recovery.
 
A complimentary continental breakfast will be served.
 
WHO: Amy Higgins, R.N., B.S.N., P.H.R.N., Clinical Education Specialist, AHA Training Center Coordinator/Instructor, NIH Stroke Certified
 
WHEN: 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 7
 
WHERE: UPMC Horizon Shenango Valley Campus, Conference Room 2, 2200 Memorial Dr., Farrell, Pa., 16121
 
This event is open to the public, though reservations are required. To make a reservation or for more information, call 724-983-7168.

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