Concussion Law

The new law (Section 33-1625, Idaho code) requires school districts at the beginning of each sports season, before a youth athlete may participate, to provide the youth’s parent or guardian the guidelines and information identifying the signs and symptoms of a concussion and head injury and the nature and risk of these injuries, youth athletes are required to be removed from play immediately when a concussion is suspected, and a student athlete cannot return to play or participation before obtaining approval from a medical practitioner.

Wanting to learn more?

Take a look at the full written law by visiting The Official Website of The Idaho Legislature.