Stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of serious disability for adults. It is also preventable and treatable.
Learn the signs of stroke, and call 9-1-1 right away if you think someone might be having a stroke. Getting fast treatment is important for preventing death and disability from stroke.
Learn what steps you and your health care team can take after you have a stroke.
Learn more about stroke, the importance of stroke awareness, and how stroke can happen to anyone, even fitness enthusiasts and new moms.
This Million Hearts® and CDC Foundation campaign focuses on empowering Black adults to pursue heart-healthy lifestyles on their own terms—to find what works best individually and consistently—as they live to their own beat.