ST. CLOUD (WJON News) - This month, St. Cloud Hospital is lit up in purple to highlight Stroke Awareness Month.

Stroke is a leading cause of disability in Minnesota and impacts more than 100,000 patients across the state with over 12,000 Minnesotans hospitalized each year for stroke care.

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St. Cloud Hospital is hosting two community events during Stroke Awareness Month.

Let’s Talk About Stroke – Risk Factors, Your Lifestyle, and Q & A

  • Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. at the Whitney Senior Center,
  • Get questions answered from CentraCare Neurosciences Stroke Specialist Brittney Hulsinga, DNP.
  • Call 320-255-5791 to RSVP

Strides for Stroke

When you or someone you love has a stroke, CentraCare reminds everyone that fast action is critical to minimizing disability and preventing death.

Remember: BE FAST

  • Balance loss
  • Eyesight changes
  • Face weakness
  • Arm Weakness
  • Speech difficulty
  • Time is brain



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