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Patient Stories

Learn what Stroke Center patients say about their experience with CentraCare Health.

Angela stroke patient“I work in health care and even when they were telling me I had a stroke, I thought they were overreacting. I was young, active and had good cholesterol. Strokes were for old people.”

~ Angela Gross, Sartell, stroke at age 38

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KathrynDays before, Kathryn had awakened with a blinding headache before suffering a stroke. Thanks to the quick action of her family, Kathryn recovered and is here to tell her story.

~ Kathryn, Annandale, stroke patient, age 50

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Jim.stroke patientAs a farmer by trade and avid fisherman, Jim McNally, from Winona, knows firsthand that timing is everything. This proved especially true while Jim was enjoying a weekend of fishing with friends near Alexandria in February 2014.

~ Jim, Winona, stroke at age 65

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