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)