•  2016-17 Summer Information Letter.

     
    Important information for parents...
     
    Concussions   ( A concussion is a brain injury caused by a bump or blow to the head.)
     
    If your child experiences a bump or blow to the head they should report the incident to their coach or athletic trainer immediately.
     
    Did you know ...
    *  most concussions occur without loss of consciousness
    *  athletes who have had a concussion have an increased risk for another concussion
    *  young children and teens are more likely to get a concussion and take longer to recover than an adult
     
    Warning signs...
    *  appears dazed or stunned
    *  confused about assignements, plays, or position
    * forgets instructions
    *  is unsure of game, opponent, or score
    *  moves clumsily
    * answers questions slowly
    *  loses consciousness
    *  shows mood, behavior, or personality changes
    *  can't recall events prior to hit or fall
    *  can't recall events after hit or fall
    Symptoms reported by athletes
    headache or pressure in head
    *  Nausea or vomitting
    *  balance problems or dizziness
    *  double vision
    *  sensitivity to light
    *  feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy, or groggy
    *  concentration or memory problems
    *  confusion
    *  "feeling down" or just not "feeling right"
     
    If your child is diagnosed with a concussion they will need clearance by a MD or DO and they will need to retake the ImPact concussion test before they may resume play.
     
     
     
    Sudden Cardiac Arrest -  Please see attached PDF for complete information from the Deaprtment of Health
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
Last Modified on May 11, 2016