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NYSPHSAA salutes high school athletic trainers (ATs) and thanks them for continually providing quality health care to our student-athletes. For more information about NYSATA and athletic training (AT), see our ad in the 2013-14 NYSPHSAA Championship programs and visit www.gonysata2.org.

Concussion Management Information

 NYSED Guidelines for Concussion Management

 Summary Concussion Management and Awareness Act
 Student Parent Concussion Information Sheet
 CDC "Heads Up, Concussion in Youth Sports" Course for Physical Education Teachers and Coaches
 CDC "Heads Up to Clinicians" Course for School Nurses and Certified Athletic Trainers
 NFHS Concussion Course
 Concussion Guidelines and Procedures - sample document for use by schools
 Draft Policy for Concussion Management - sample document for use by schools
 A Basic Guide to Implement a Successful Concussion Management Program
 Concussion Checklist
 Concussion Management Brochure
 Concussion Statement-Zurich 2008
 Head Injury Information-Keep Your Head in the Game
  Concussion Management Support Materials

Webinars and Tutorials

 Hazing Webinar presented by Todd Nelson

Girls Lacrosse Injury Information

 US Lacrosse Position on helmets for girls lacrosse players
 Rio Convenience Summary Report

MRSA Concern

Health Advisory: Prevention of Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infections in the School Setting which was originally issued on October 25, 2007 has been updated. Updated sections are indicated by underlined text in this most recent advisory. You may view this new advisory from the NYS Department of Health and NYS Education Department on our website in the A-Z Index, under "M" for MRSA. Find More Here

 Best Practices for Preventing Skin Infections
 Resources for Skin Infections
 NYSPHSAA Guide for Skin Infections

Other Safety Issues

Heat Index and Wind Chill Procedures
 Thunder and Lightning Policy
 Special Equipment Accommodations Procedure
Cardiac Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)