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SUBMISSION OF SCHOOL/SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICIES TO THE DPH (From the DPH website)
Q.  How do I submit the required confirmation that my school/school district has interim policies in place by January 1 and approved policies by March 1, 2012?

A.  Confirmation should be on school letterhead with the signature of the superintendent or athletic director. It can be emailed to: DPH-ConcussionPolicies AT MassMail.State.MA DOT US   or mailed in hard copy to: Carlene Pavlos, Director; Division of Violence and Injury Prevention; Massachusetts Department of Public Health; 250 Washington Street; Boston, MA 02108


Regulations and FAQ’s on the DPH website - 6-12-12

Materials
- 6-12-12

Direct link to the regulations - 6-12-12

Sports-Related Head Injury Regulations: Frequently Asked Questions - 6-11-12

Guidance for Implementing the Massachusetts Regulations on Head Injuries and Concussions in School Athletics-6-1-12

POST SPORTS-RELATED HEAD INJURY MEDICAL CLEARANCE AND AUTHORIZATION FORM - 12-28-11

Department of Public Health - Concussion updates - 11-15-11

WHEN IN DOUBT, SIT THEM OUT A heads-up about athletes and concussions - 9-13-11

Sports-Related Head Injury Regulations: Frequently Asked Questions - 8-31-11
(from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health)

Head Injuries and Concussions Final Regulations - posted 6-17-11

"Head Injuries and Concussions in Extracurricular Activities" - posted 6-17-11
(from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health website. Contains final regulation document)

National Federation free Course: "Concussion in Sports - What you Need to Know"

MIAA Coaches Concussion Rule - MIAA Handbook

Concussion Law -

Guidance for Coaches, Athletic Directors and Parents
The New Law Regarding Sports-Related Head Injury and Concussions:
An Act Relative to Safety Regulations for School Athletic Programs

Updated Guidance Regarding Sports-Related Head Injury Law

Parent's Guide to Concussions - NFHS

MIAA Concussion Resources

Suggested Guidelines for Management of Concussions in Sports - NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, posted 3-22-11

Notice of Extension of Time for Public Comment - posted 3-14-11

MIAA Coaches Required to take Concussion Education Course - press release 10-21-10

Email to Member Schools - 3-11-11

Email to Member Schools - 1-21-11

Email to Member Schools - 11-3-10

Email to Member Schools - 10-8-10

Email to Member Schools - 8-26-10

National Federation News Release - 8-26-10

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