This law requires all school entities to develop return to play policies for student athletes with concussions. It also requires training for coaches.
The Department of Health is committed to expanding public knowledge regarding Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and increasing coordination and integration within existing service delivery systems.
BrainSTEPS consulting teams support school teams in the development and implementation of educational plans following student acquired brain injury (ABI).
To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports initiative to offer information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports.
Updated: May 2018