Concussion Guidelines *- Effective July 1, 2011, the Code of Virginia will be amended to include Section 22.1-271.5 directing Virginia
school divisions to develop and distribute guidelines for policies dealing with concussions in student-athletes, and
requiring LCPS to obtain written acknowledgment of information regarding the identification and handling of
suspected concussions in student athletes.
Concussion Policy 8-58 *- The goals of this policy are to ensure that student-athletes who sustain concussions are properly diagnosed, given adequate time to heal, and are comprehensively supported until they are symptom free.