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Free Stroke Awareness Event

Get smart about stroke at Norman Regional’s Get Stroke Smart Health Fair. The Get Stroke Smart event will take place from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 10 in the Norman Regional Hospital Education Center, 901 N. Porter in Norman.

You can learn about stroke from physicians, hear stories from stroke survivors, and even be screened for your risk of experiencing a stroke. Seating is limited! Please call (405) 440-8802 today to RSVP.

Activities include:

  • Physician panel on the types of stroke, risk factors, treatments, and recovery
  • Stroke survivor and healthcare professional panel
  • Free blood pressure screenings and stroke assessments
  • Health information on tobacco cessation, nutrition, and more

A stroke or "brain attack" occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery or a blood vessel breaks, interrupting blood flow to an area of the brain. When either of these things happen, brain cells begin to die and brain damage occurs. When brain cells die during a stroke, abilities controlled by that area of the brain are lost. These abilities include speech, movement and memory.

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Norman Regional Health System

Office (405) 307.2143
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Email NRHS_Corporate_Communications@nrh-ok.com