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West Virginia Concussion Laws

WEST VIRGINIA: AFFECTED PARTY: Student athletes

ACTIVITY: Interscholastic athletic activities

ACTION TAKEN: Immediate removal

TRAINING/EDUCATION: Parent or legal guardian must annually sign a form acknowledging receipt and understanding of information on concussions. Coaches must complete annual training.

RELEASE AUTHORIZATION: A licensed healthcare provider who has received training specifically dealing with brain injuries and/or concussions