Grays Harbor Community Hospital has been designated as a Level II Cardiac Center and Level II Stroke Center
In a release, KXRO is told that the local hospital has been re-designated as both a Level II Stroke Center and a Level II Cardiac Center, and is currently the only Level II Stroke Center west of Olympia.
In the statement, the hospital cites data from the American Stroke Association that states stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States, and stroke treatment and outcomes depend on how fast you can get to the hospital.
While other hospitals in our region have a Level II Cardiac designation, the hospital says that their Cardiology, Cardiac Cath Lab, STEMI, and Cardiac Rehab programs that distinguish us as the most comprehensive cardiovascular care in Grays Harbor, and Pacific Counties.
From the State of Washington Office of Community Health Systems:
Tips from Grays Harbor Community Hospital to know the signs of a dangerous incident.
Stroke Symptoms – Spot a stroke F.A.S.T.
Heart Attack Symptoms
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