Stroke Awareness Month

Know what to do in case of a stroke by raising your level of awareness at Montefiore Einstein

Join us to learn more about how to identify the signs and symptoms of a stroke, as the first 24 hours are critical to survival and recovery success. Even though a stroke can happen to anyone at any time, many strokes are preventable. Now more than ever, it’s important to understand the ways you can reduce the risk of stroke to you and your loved ones.

Stroke Awareness Month at Montefiore Einstein


ECOG Stroke Community Event

STAR (Stroke Team Award Recognition) ceremony/program will be held on May 26, 2023 in TLC 4 from 11am to 2pm.

Join Zoom Meeting Directly by clicking on the link below:

Join the Zoom Meeting Manually by entering the following:
Meeting ID: 882 9098 0019
Passcode: Event

Join in the Zoom Meeting by calling in:
Dial: 646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 882 9098 0019
Passcode: 810026

Montefiore Einstein Stroke Awareness Month Event

Join us on our Moses Campus for free blood pressure screening, educational materials on risk factors, nutrition and rehabilitation information, as well as Stroke Awareness Month giveaways.

May 19, 2023

11:00AM-3:00PM EDT

Montefiore Medical Center,
Moses Campus,
East Garden

111 East 210th Street, Bronx, New York 10467


Get the Facts About Stroke

Stroke is a leading cause of death and a major cause of serious long-term disability for adults in the US. It impacts some of us more than others. Find out how your community may be affected.

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Know How to Prevent and Detect Strokes

Strokes are preventable and treatable. There are ways you can lower your chances of having a stroke and, if a stroke occurs, knowing the signs and getting treatment quickly are important contributors to an optimal recovery.

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The Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Center for Stroke Care is the first CSC from Northern Manhattan to Westchester, and all the way up to Albany

Montefiore Einstein earned its certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by providing state-of-the-art care for the full range of neurovascular conditions while following the latest treatment guidelines, supported by the latest technology. A multidisciplinary team of two neurosurgeons and two interventional doctors is on call 24/7 to perform triage and treat patients as quickly and safely as possible. Montefiore Einstein is one of only about 160 such facilities nationwide.

Our promise of safety goes beyond industry standards to introduce the most rigorous COVID-SAFE Care protocols currently available.


Join the Conversation To Learn More About Identifying and Preventing Strokes.

We’ll be sharing additional information on why now, more than ever, it’s important to learn how to identify and prevent strokes during Stroke Awareness Month on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Just use the hashtag #nowmorethanever to search for additional information from Montefiore Einstein or to share your questions and comments.

Talking about stroke—the facts as well as its detection and prevention—is the best way to increase awareness in your community as well as improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families.