Winter/Spring Sports Student – Athletes & Families are reminded that Lindsay’s Law, Ohio Revised Code 3313.5310, 3707.58 and 3707.59 became 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.
The following resources were developed to implement Lindsay’s Law:
For parents/guardians and student- athletes in grades 7-12 in Ohio schools
All high school student – athletes and parents/guardians are required to complete the above and submit the required signature form into the high school athletic office. Winter and Spring high school student – athletes are asked to turn the required signature form into their head coach.
Middle school (grades 7 & 8) student – athletes and their parents/guardians are asked to turn the required signature form into their middle school coach(es).