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Concussions in Youth Athletes - Washington


The Washington law can be found at sections 28A.600.190 of the Washington Code under title for Common School Provisions and 4.24.660 under Liability of school districts under contract with youth programs. (Wash. Rev. Code § 28A.600.190 and § 4.24.660).

Washington law requires each school district to develop guidelines and information about concussion to be given to parents and students annually. Annually, the student and parent/guardian must sign and return this information sheet before the student may participate in the activity. A student suspected of sustaining a concussion must be removed immediately from play and may not return until evaluated by a licensed health care professional and cleared in writing.

Under section 4.24.660, a private non-profit group using school property must provide proof of insurance and a certificate of compliance with the provisions of this law.

The official versions Washington Code Sections 28A.600.190 and 4.24.660 are currently available online at: