If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.
Stroke is a Medical Emergency
If you think you or someone else is having a stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately and note the time of when any of the symptoms first appear. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to the hospital that is a stroke receiving center right away.
Stroke Receiving Center at Long Beach Memorial
Long Beach Memorial is a dedicated Stroke Receiving Center for Los Angeles County – providing patients with advanced treatment options and a highly trained stroke team is on-hand 24/7, making fast response times and positive outcomes a reality.
The MemorialCare Stroke Center is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, which seeks to improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public. The Joint Commission certifies that approved programs like the MemorialCare Stroke Center at Long Beach Memorial follow national standards and guidelines to improve outcomes for patients.