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Virginia Concussion Laws

AFFECTED PARTY: Youth athletes

ACTIVITY: Interscholastic athletic activities and non-interscholastic youth sports programs utilizing school property

ACTION TAKEN: Immediate removal

TRAINING/EDUCATION: Athlete and parent or legal guardian must annually sign a form acknowledging receipt and understanding of information on concussions. School staff, coaches, athletic trainers, team physicians, and volunteers must complete annual concussion training.

RELEASE AUTHORIZATION: Licensed health care provider (MD, DO, PA, AT, NP, Neuropsychologist)