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May 1, 2014

May Is National Stroke Awareness Month

Did you know stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S.? And that stroke can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of race, gender or age?

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. To increase stroke awareness, education and prevention, Methodist Health System staff will host community events in Council Bluffs and Omaha.

Methodist Hospital Sponsors These Community Events in Omaha:

Stroke Awareness, Prevention Education & Blood Pressure Screening

  • Friday, May 16: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Bakers Supermarket
    505 N 155th Plz (156th and Dodge)

Stroke Awareness & Prevention Education

  • Monday, May 19: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Methodist Hospital
    Cyber Joe’s – 1st Floor

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Sponsors These Community Events in Council Bluffs: 

Stroke Awareness, Prevention Education & Blood Pressure Screening


  • Wednesday, May 14: 2-4 p.m. 
    No Frills 
    1817 W. Broadway
  • Wednesday, May 21: 2-4 p.m.
    Fareway Grocery
    310 McKenzie Ave

Get the Stroke 101 Fact Sheet from the National Stroke Association.