MemorialCare Stroke Center

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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 when symptoms first appeared. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to a hospital that is a stroke receiving center right away.

Designated Stroke Receiving Centers

MemorialCare Stroke 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.

How You Can Help Our Stroke Programs

Many clinical advances and community education initiatives are possible, thanks to support of individuals, corporations and foundations that make philanthropic gifts to Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach through Memorial Medical Center Foundation. To learn more about philanthropic opportunities, to visit the Memorial Medical Center Foundation.

Neuroscience Care Team

The Neuroscience Institute at Long Beach Memorial is home to certified neuroscience registered nurses (CNRN) who have demonstrated their dedication to professional development by passing the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing CNRN certification exam.

CNRNs have made a commitment to lifelong learning and to providing the latest, most effective patient care and safety to the patients in the neuro/stroke programs at Long Beach Memorial – making the neuroscience department one of the area's best.

In recognition of the quality care provided by the neuroscience care team and their commitment to following national guidelines set by the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association and Brain Attack Coalition, the stroke program at Long Beach Memorial is a dedicated stroke receiving center for Los Angeles County, has been named a Primary Stroke Center by Joint Commission and received the American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award.