Empowered to Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.

Learn how to reduce the risks of stroke and spot a stroke using F.A.S.T.

Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. However, by making healthy lifestyle changes and learning the warning signs of stroke, people can control some factors that raise their risks and increase their awareness and response to stroke.

In this lesson, learn who is at high risk, Life’s Essential 8™ to reduce the risk for stroke and about F.A.S.T. – the warning signs of stroke.




Empowered to Serve™ Health Lesson: Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T. | When you can spot the signs of a stroke, you'll know to call 911 immediately.

F.A.S.T. is an easy way to help you remember stroke warning signs:

  • Face Drooping.
  • Arm Weakness.
  • Speech Difficulty.
  • Time to call 911.


Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.

A large percentage of strokes that happen are treatable — but only if you get the right care, right away.

Anyone can have a stroke. If this happens to you or someone you love, it’s important to know what to do – F.A.S.T.

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Amgen proudly supports the American Heart Association’s Empowered to Serve Initiative.