Did you know that 1.2 million Americans will suffer a cardiac emergency this year? About one-third of these patients will die before they reach the hospital because of a delay in receiving medical treatment.
Dial Don't Drive is a partnership between Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center and the American Heart Association designed to educate the community on the importance of calling 911 when warning signs of a heart attack or stroke occur.
...Time is Muscle...
Heart attack and stroke are life-and-death emergencies - every second counts. If you see or have any of the listed symptoms, immediately call 9-1-1.
Warning Signs of Heart Attack
Warning Signs of Stroke
Today, heart attack and stroke victims can benefit from new medications and treatments such as clot-busting drugs and automated external defibrillators (AED) which can be administered by emergency medical services (EMS) staff- up to an hour sooner than if someone gets to the hospital by car.
If you have heart attack or stroke symptoms, don't delay - call 911 right away!
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