Stroke Resources for Consumers
If you would like to learn more about stroke, below is a list of reputable state and national websites that you may find helpful. Call the Utah Department of Health Stroke Hotline at 1-866-88-STROKE for more information.
American Heart Association – contains a brief summary of stroke warning signs and what to do if you or someone near you has a stroke.
Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program – offers important stroke information such as risk factors, treatment and rehabilitation. The image to the right has been used in a prior stroke awareness campaign (“Think of Stroke as a Time Bomb”) for Utahns. Sponsored by the Utah Department of Health.
MedlinePlus – promotes numerous links to trusted resources about stroke including government agencies and health-related organizations. Sponsored by the Library of Medicine.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke – features a wealth of consumer-friendly stroke material supporting one theme: know stroke, know the signs, act in time.
National Stroke Association - focuses 100% of its efforts on stroke. The web site presents detailed information for patients, caregivers, health care providers and the general public about stroke prevention and stroke recovery.
The Health Data Committee has produced several other facility comparison reports for Utah citizens. Additional resources for those reports can be accessed from the following links: