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Contact Information

Contact Info:
Phone: 509.664.3476
Fax: 509.665.6145
Monday - Friday
8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Central Washinton Hospital,
inside the main entrance
and to the right of the coffee stand.

Books about Stroke in the Collection

These books are available for checkout from the library. Please visit the library or contact the librarian for checkout information.


Know Stroke - Recognize the Signs of Stroke

Act FAST and call 9-1-1 immediately at any sign of stroke:

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 phrase. Is their speech slurred of strange?

T: Time--If you observe any of these signs, call 9-1-1- immediately.

For more information about FAST and the warning signs of stroke, go to the National Stroke Association website.

Learn more about the warning signs of stroke from this video made by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.


Stroke Information Updates from MedlinePlus

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