Our Strategic Partnerships

Each year, about 795,000 people in the United States suffer a Stroke. It is the third leading cause of death NCSA’s local efforts have resulted in enlarging its circle of influence in the state as it takes the lead in providing Stroke prevention/education and post-Stroke services for the high-risk and underserved populations. The Association has identified hospitals across the state where program sites serve the surrounding communities, a strategic design that will facilitate these programs in serving all 100 N.C. counties.

NCSA has partnerships with hospitals statewide to offer programs and resources in their communities:

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NCSA participates in the TeleStroke Network created by the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Wake Forest Baptist University Medical Center, which enables participating hospitals to tap into its programs and services. The Association is also in partnership with the following organizations:



If you or a loved one are experiencing Stroke symptoms, call 911 and get to the hospital IMMEDIATELY! Treatments are available that may dramatically reduce a Stroke’s devastating effects—but they must be provided within a few hours of the onset of a Stroke.