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1/17/2018 - Stroke Awareness Program on February 7, 2018

The Southbury Public Library is hosting a Stroke Awareness Program on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 1pm in the Kingsley Room of the Southbury Public Library.

Stroke is a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States. Do you know the factors that may increase your risk for a stroke? Join Anita Hoey, RN, BSN and Sandra Micalizzi, APRN, CDE to learn more about strokes and their common causes. Know what the symptoms of a stroke are and why to contact emergency medical services as soon as possible to preserve brain tissue and function. Ms. Hoey and Ms. Micalizzi will also talk about Primary Stroke Centers in Connecticut.

Anita Hoey has been an RN for over 30 years. In March 2018, she will be completing her MSN. She has worked for 20 years in Cardiology-inpatient and outpatient and for 10 years in Public Health. Currently, she is the Regional Coordinator for the Easy Breathing Asthma management program for Saint Mary's Hospital.

Sandra Micalizzi, APRN,CDE is a gerontology clinical nurse specialist—certified in Diabetes. She is also a community educator at Saint Mary’s Hospital and Waterbury Hospital. In the past, she had worked in community outreach for the Heart Center of Greater Waterbury and as a case manager for community education for chronic disease management patients in Greater Waterbury.

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this presentation is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. Registration is required. Please call 203-262-0626 ext. 130 to register or register in person at the Reference Desk.


Contact: Elizabeth Kelly
Reference Librarian
Southbury Public Library
100 Poverty Road
Southbury, CT 06488
203-262-0626 ext. 130