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 youths 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.
- To help identify the signs and symptoms of a concussion and head injury and describe the nature and risk of concussion and head injury, see the Center for Disease Control and Prevention information on Concussion and Mild TBI Information.
- For additional information and training, see the Idaho High School Activities Association (IHSAA) website.
- Concussion Acknowledgement Form
- Idaho City Schools Concussion Management Plan