Lindsay’s Law, Ohio Revised Code 3313.5310, 3707.58 and 3707.59 becomes effective on August 1, 2017. In accordance with this law, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and other stakeholders jointly developed guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students and youth athletes participating in or desiring to participate in an athletic activity, their parents, and their coaches about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest.
For Parents and Athletes (coaches I will have copies of these forms in our office)
Please see the information below the Required video link and the information handout and the IMPORTANT SIGN OFF FORM BELOW
If you are a coach for an interscholastic sport and are licensed by the Ohio Department of Education (all paid and volunteer coaches in Ohio), please visit their website for information about their training requirements around Lindsay’s Law http://education.ohio.gov/ The required video, informational handout and a post assessment test will be available shortly through the ODE’s website. We will inform you when that component is available. If, however, you want to have your coaches view the video and review the information immediately, you may access those items below. Please be advised that as a school district, your superintendent must be able to verify that coaches have seen this video and read the informational handout if you choose to implement this requirement before it is available through ODE’s LMS. Successful completion of this coaches’ requirement will generate verification through the LMS.
This is just as important as a physical or Athletic Fee. Please get this information out to your AThletes and parents ASAP.Again Copies of the sign off sheet are also available in the Athletic Office or you can print it off and make your on Copies.
The Physicals and Cardiac Sign off Form MUST BE TURNED INTO THE ATHLETIC OFFICE ONCE YOUR ROSTERS ARE SET.
Parent Guardian Information
Parent / Athlete Signature Form