Members of the Stroke Program show the signs of stroke. Learning the signs of stroke can save your life or the life of someone you know, or help prevent a disability. Find out more.

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Stroke Program

Enloe Medical Center's comprehensive multi-disciplinary Stroke Program provide patients with rapid, appropriate, guideline-based treatments to help improve their chances of recovery. Patients receive personalized stroke education and a strategy to help prevent future strokes.

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of disability. But fast treatment can prevent or reduce disability. If you think you’re having a stroke, it’s important to call 9-1-1 or get to the emergency room immediately.

Diagnosis, treatment & Recovery

Diagnosis of a stroke is based on a patient’s medical history, physical exam and diagnostic testing. A full range of modern diagnostic tests is available at Enloe Medical Center.
Learn about diagnosis and treatment at Enloe and the services we offer to assist in recovery.

Quality of care

Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center

After undergoing an on-site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, Enloe Medical Center earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center in 2011, and was re-certified in 2013. Enloe was the first hospital in Butte County to receive this accreditation. "In achieving Joint Commission advanced certification, Enloe Medical Center has demonstrated its commitment to the highest level of care for its stroke patients,” says Jean Range, M.S., R.N., C.P.H.Q., Executive Director, Disease-Specific Care Certification, The Joint Commission.
Learn more about this certification.

Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Enloe Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in 2014, the sixth consecutive year, from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes Enloe’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines. Enloe received the following Get With the Guidelines Achievement Awards: Gold-Plus (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009), Gold (2008), Silver (2007) and Bronze (2006).
Learn more about this award.

Meet the Enloe Stroke Program Team

Enloe has a comprehensive team of professionals who work together in the diagnosis, treatment and recovery of stroke patients. Meet the team.

Signs of stroke

Learning the signs of stroke can save your life or the life of someone you know, or help prevent a disability. Remember, if you think you’re having a stroke, it’s important to call 9-1-1 or get to the emergency room immediately. Know the signs of stroke as well as the risk factors.

Stroke Program's Patient Education Booklet

  • Enloe Stroke Program - Patient Education Booklet Includes information about the types of strokes; techniques for diagnosis; treatment options at Enloe Medical Center; stroke recovery; and making lifestyle changes to reduce your risk for stroke.
  • Programa sobre accidente cerebrovascular (ataque cerebral, apoplejía) Este cuadernillo explica los diferentes tipos de accidentes cerebrovasculares, o apoplejías, las técnicas para el diagnóstico y las opciones de tratamiento en Enloe Medical Center, información sobre la recuperación después de un accidente cerebrovascular y los cambios en el estilo de vida que reducen su riesgo de sufrir un accidente cerebrovascular.

More information about stroke

Hear Patient Testimonials

Listen to audio from three Enloe Stroke Program patients.

Enloe Stroke Program Contact information

Enloe Medical Center Stroke Program
1531 Esplanade
Chico, CA 95926
 530.332.3981
(If you think you are having a stroke, please call 9-1-1 immediately.)

Enloe Stroke Program
1531 Esplanade
Chico, CA 95926
 530.332.3981
(If you think you are having a stroke, please call 9-1-1 immediately.)