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We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. To do so, we are actively working with consultants to update the website by increasing its accessibility and usability by persons who use assistive technologies such as automated tools, keyboard-only navigation, and screen readers.

We are working to have the website conform to the relevant standards of the Section 508 Web Accessibility Standards developed by the United States Access Board, as well as the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. These standards and guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. We believe that conformance with these standards and guidelines will help make the website more user friendly for all people.

Our efforts are ongoing. While we strive to have the website adhere to these guidelines and standards, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website. If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage, please contact so that we may be of assistance.

Thank you. We hope you enjoy using our website.

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Stroke Signs

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, killing someone every three minutes. It’s the leading cause of long-term disability among adults. The symptoms of a stroke appear suddenly and can include:

  • Numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg
  • Confusion or trouble speaking or understanding
  • Trouble seeing in one or both eyes
  • Severe headache with no known cause
  • Trouble with walking, dizziness or loss of balance and coordination

Seek Care Immediately

If any of these symptoms occur, immediately call 911 (or your local ambulance service). Tell the dispatcher that it may be a stroke and you prefer to be taken to a Certified Stroke Center, such as the Carondelet Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Don’t call your primary care doctor. Get urgent help right away. Treatment within the first three hours following the onset of symptoms is the most important indicator of survival and a good recovery.

The good news is that most incidences of cardiovascular disease are preventable. Carondelet is committed to helping people prevent disease and enjoy optimal health. That’s why we encourage you to assess your risk of a heart attack, stroke or diabetes so you can make important changes to improve your health. The more you know, the better you can care for yourself and those you love.

Heart Quiz

How healthy is your heart?

Find Cardiologist Options

Fill out a contact form and we’ll call you to refer a doctor.

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