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Today at Extension Office - stroke symptoms and fight for life

Immediacy is vital in the fight to save someone from a stroke. Today, March 28, 2019, at 6pmCT, there's a free meeting at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairgrounds St., Columbia, KY.

Sharon Harris asked that we post another reminder of the Adair County Extension Homemakers and TJ Health Columbia partnership to bring citizens the latest information regarding stroke awareness. Patsy Robertson will be sharing her own personal experience.

Handouts will be available. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by calling 270-384-2317.

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TJ Health Columbia PT staff helps rebuild strength, balance

2019-03-29 - Westlake Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
These members of the TJ Health Columbia Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Service staff received high praise from the community this week in a lunch meeting with City/County and TJ leaders. When aches and pains and disabilities follow life challenges - like strokes - Charlotte, Melissa and Devin become heroes.

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Harris organizes helpful stroke prevention info event

2019-03-30 - Adair County Extension Office, Fairground Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
Sharon Harris, president of the Adair County Extension Homemakers, led the organization of an event she hopes will save lives. The group partnered with TJ Health Columbia to bring awareness and information to help families. Her son, Dwain Harris, CEO of the National AHEC Organization, traveled from his home in Somerset, KY to be with her. In the background is speaker Dr. Eric Fisher, Chief Quality Officer, Acute Stroke Ready Medical Director at TJ Samson Hospital, with his team. They provided helpful information and answered questions after Patsy Robertson told about her personal experience with stroke.

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