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Stroke care in St. Helena


The Joint Commission’s accreditation for Advanced Primary Stroke Center at Adventist Health St. Helena validates the hospital’s abilities and practices in preventing and treating strokes. Those who receive treatment here are guided through a process from beginning to end by a resolute team specializing in stroke treatment. The goal of the stroke team is to quickly and appropriately care for the stroke patient and return them to a desirable quality of life. This is especially important to the members of the Upper Napa Valley Community, as prompt evaluation and treatment are critical for saving brain function in stroke patients. Now, with certification, our ability to save brain cells combined with the new expedited access to this care means we save both lives and the quality of those lives for our community. Stroke patients can now get to an Advanced Primary Stroke Center within minutes. In addition to the exceptional care offered at Adventist Health St. Helena, an exclusive partnership with the world-class UCSF Neurovascular Disease and Comprehensive Stroke Center brings elevated services to patients as needed.

As an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, Adventist Health St. Helena offers the following standards of care: A dedicated stroke-focused program; medical professionals trained in stroke care; individualized care that specifically meets the needs of stroke patients; patient involvement in their hospital care. The Joint Commission certification marks the culmination of our efforts in training and staffing to ensure the highest level of care.

Know the signs of stroke


In case of emergency, dial 911. To learn more, please call us at (707) 963-6425.