Certified Stroke Centers

Every second is important when you or someone you know is experiencing a stroke. If you believe you or someone around you is experiencing a stroke, call 911 immediately.

Many of BayCare’s facilities are recognized as Acute Stroke Ready, Primary, Primary Plus or Comprehensive Stroke Centers and have achieved quality awards by the American Heart Association. Our facilities are committed to providing the latest treatments as well as early intervention to ensure the best outcome possible.

The following BayCare facilities are certified by DNV GL Healthcare (DNV):

·  Bardmoor Emergency Center (Acute Stroke Ready Center)

·  Bartow Regional Medical Center (Acute Stroke Ready Center)

·  Mease Countryside Hospital (Primary Stroke Center)

·  Mease Dunedin Hospital (Primary Stroke Center)

·  Morton Plant Hospital (Comprehensive Stroke Center)

·  Morton Plant North Bay Hospital (Primary Stroke Center)

·  St. Anthony's Hospital (Primary Stroke Center)

·  St. Joseph's Hospital (Comprehensive Stroke Center)

·  St. Joseph’s Hospital-North (Primary Stroke Center)

·  St. Joseph’s Hospital-South (Primary Stroke Center)

·  South Florida Baptist Hospital (Primary Stroke Center)

·  Winter Haven Hospital (Primary Stroke Center Plus)