Stroke is an emergency. Call 911.

Quick, expert treatment can make all the difference. From our Level 1 Stroke Center in Springfield, to our Jared Neuroscience Center, no one in the region offers more to stroke patients than CoxHealth. 

Our stroke center teams set the standard for emergency care, earning national recognition. We offer immediate access to the region's most aggressive stroke intervention techniques and services. When stroke happens, choosing the right hospital could save your life.

CoxHealth’s dedication to helping its stroke patients includes helpful stroke prevention guidelines and education.

Risk Factors & Prevention

Some stroke risk factors can be managed, while others are beyond your control. Learn what steps you can take today to reduce your stroke risk.

Emergency treatment—and acting FAST—should be top of mind when you see warning signs of stroke or need to help someone suffering from a stroke.

Warning Signs

Learn the warning signs of a stroke today. During a stroke, quick care can make all the difference.

Having diabetes can inherently increase the chance of stroke, but CoxHealth’s stroke prevention guidelines can help diabetes patients lower their risk.

Stroke & Diabetes

Having diabetes increases your risk of stroke. But there are steps you can take to help reduce your risk.

CoxHealth’s acclaimed designated stroke centers include a level 1 stroke center at Cox Medical Center South.

CoxHealth Stroke Center

The area’s first Level 1 Stroke Center. National recognition for patient outcomes. A Neuroscience Center of Excellence. If you have a stroke, you can trust in CoxHealth.