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Ohio Concussion Law

ATTENTION !!! TEAM MANAGERS / 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.

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

Below is the link for the Ohio Department of Health Concussion Information Sheet for you to pass out to your Team Parents / Guardians.

Website Link

Team Managers / Coaches; to find the "Concussion Training Compliance Form" go to the Main Menu on the Home Page to League Forms. This form MUST be filled-out on-line and electronically signed and submitted to the league before the March Spring meeting for your team.