Banner Baywood Medical Center is committed to educating the community it serves about the dangers of stroke.
In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month, we host an annual Stroke Check event in May. This free community screening event helps assess an individual risk's for having a stroke.
The screening includes:
- Written stroke risk assessment
- Evaluation of the neck arteries
- Blood pressure check
- Pulse check
- Cholesterol/glucose screening
- Review of results by a physician