By Jose A. Alvarez
County of San Diego Communications Office 

County teams with Padres to raise awareness about stroke


Last updated 5/14/2019 at 9:15am

Drooping on one side of the face is a sign that the person has had a stroke

On average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds in the United States.

Do residents know what to do if someone is having a stroke? If they don't, residents will have an opportunity to learn during a stroke awareness event at Petco Park.

Information about the warning signs of stroke and what to do if a person is having a stroke will be provided to those in attendance when the Padres take on the Pirates, May 19.

On that date, the Padres will team up with local hospitals and the Stroke Consortium to promote stroke prevention, awareness and recovery as part of National Stroke Awareness Month. Di...

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