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How Stroke Affects Your Body

A stroke is a debilitating attack on a person’s brain, and they affect hundreds of thousands of people in the United States every year. 

Every stroke has a different impact on its victim and their body, from affecting cognitive abilities to motor skills and beyond. Understanding the ways a stroke can impact a patient is important to recognizing both the dangerous potential of a stroke as well as identifying the areas where recovery can begin.

Image of a woman in a wheelchair. Learn about how stroke affects your body.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

The flu. Measles. Tuberculosis. 

Immunizations help to prevent these serious illnesses and keep you protected. 

National Immunization Awareness month is the perfect time to learn about vaccines and to remind our family, friends, and coworkers to stay up-to-date on their shots. 

Vaccines Aren't Just for Kids

It’s not only babies and young children who need to stay on schedule, preteens, teens, and adults all have recommended immunizations. Be sure to check these schedules before sending your kids to school or to college. 

August is National Immunization Awareness month, protect yourself and your children at every age. To schedule your checkup, contact your primary care physician, or learn more at Westshore Primary Care.

Immunization Schedules

Infants & Children (Birth-6 years)