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Health education evening in Fort Erie highlights stroke symptoms and Niagara services

Posted Jun 1st, 2010


Every 10 minutes, someone in Canada has a stroke. Protect yourself and your loved ones by coming to a health education evening titled Stroke – What You Need to Know. Health professionals will explain the signs and symptoms of stroke, the importance of calling 911, treatment offered by the Niagara District Stroke Centre at Greater Niagara General Site, the inpatient care team, and local follow-up counselling and support for stroke patients and their families.

June is Stroke Month, so learn how to reduce your risk for stroke and what you can do to support stroke research at …

Stroke – What You Need To Know

When Thursday, June 24, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where Fort Erie Public Library – Centennial Branch
Gilmore Road, Fort Erie (map)
Presenters Leanne Hammond, Niagara District Stroke Centre
Evan Aspostolakis, Heart & Stroke Foundation

Displays and handouts. Free admission and parking. Sponsored by the Douglas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Niagara Health System.

For more information, contact:

Caroline Bourque Wiley
Public Affairs Consultant
905-378-4647, ext. 43113

Niagara Health System