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Concussion Management Program


Virginia Beach City Public Schools has a concussion management program for middle and high school students in accordance with Virginia Senate Bill 652.

Upon entry into a sport at the high school level, students in high-risk sports will participate in the ImPACT Program – a program used by the National Football League and Major League Baseball, along with colleges and universities across the nation. A baseline will be created for each of these athletes.  Should there be reason to believe a concussion may have taken place, this baseline will aid in making a return to play decision.

Have a question? Please contact james.long@vbschools.com.


Symptoms of a Concussion
• Headache or "pressure" in head
• Nausea or vomiting
• Balance problems or dizziness
• Double or blurry vision
• Bothered by light or noise
• Feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy, or groggy
• Difficulty paying attention
• Memory problems
• Confusion
If you think you or your child
may have a concussion:
• Don't hide it.
• Report it.
• Seek the advice of a health
care professional.
• Take time to recover.

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Last Modified on Tuesday, November 22, 2016