Stroke Awareness Month

Now More Than Ever Stay Safe and Raise Your Level of Stroke 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.

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


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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Let's Talk About Stroke


Stroke Support Group Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday October 12, 2021
  • Tuesday November 9, 2021

*Virtual sessions via Zoom until further notice.*

5:30 –6:30 PM EST

Montefiore-Einstein Comprehensive Center for Stroke Care, in partnership with the Joe Niekro Foundation, is excited to launch a new Stroke Support Group for patients and loved ones affected by brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke. The group will be meeting monthly to discuss a variety of topics. Participation is encouraged.

If you or someone you know would like to attend, please call 718-920-8080 OR email for more information.

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.


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.