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Feb, 2013

Attn Coaches and Parents: State Of Ohio Passes New Concussion Law

ATTENTION !!!  VISI COACHES  According to the law, amateur youth sport organizations are required to make their coaches more aware of concussions including concussion training. Here is a link to the NFHS website for a free seminar on Concussion Awareness that will satisfy the new Ohio law. http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=38000 It is a free seminar that lasts about 20 minutes. You will first need to get a username and password for the site (also free) and then sign up for the seminar. You will be able to watch and listen to the seminar right on the computer.  ALL VISITATION HEAD AND ASSISTANT COACHES MUST TAKE THIS CLASS.  You will be able to download and print a certificate of completion.

VISITATION COMMISSIONERS / COACHES / PARENTS / GUARDIANS / PLAYERS Below is the link to the State of Ohio Department of Health website concerning: Concussion in Youth Sports: Ohio's Return-to-Play Law Per ORC 3707.52 as enacted by Ohio HB 143 of the 129th General Assembly, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is required to create a concussion and head injury information sheet for participants in interscholastic activities and youth sports.  

OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WEBSITE LINK BELOW
http://www.healthyohioprogram.org/concussion.aspx#Concussion%20Info%20Sheet

REQUIRED STUDENT ATHLETE INTERSCOLASTIC CONCUSSION FORM
http://www.healthyohioprogram.org/~/media/HealthyOhio/ASSETS/Files/injury%20prevention/concussion/Interscholastic%20Concussion%20Form%20-%20ODH%20Revised%202.ashx