At Lourdes Emergency Department you’ll find a team of qualified trauma physicians, surgeons, X-ray technicians and nurses using state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Our Level IV designation ensures we can handle your emergency and get you the care that is right for you.
Stroke patients need care FAST. See the signs? Call 911.
A stroke is a brain attack, caused when an artery in the brain is blocked or bursts – and part of the brain starts to die. Fast treatment is crucial for a better chance at survival with less disability. If you see one or more signs of stroke, act FAST and call 911 immediately.
F: Does their face droop on one side?
A: Do they have trouble raising one or both arms?
S: Do they have trouble speaking?
T: It’s time to call 911.
Overcome the urge to “wait and see” – call 911 to get the care they need.
What a great way to say, “I love you.”
Learn more about the signs of stroke and why fast treatment is crucial at doh.wa.gov/stroke.