Lindsay’s Law- Ohio Department of Health

Ohio Revised Code 3313.5310, 3707.58 and 3707.59 went into effect in 2017.

Updated Wednesday August 23, 2017 by Upper Arlington Bear Cub Baseball.

Lindsay’s Law, Ohio Revised Code 3313.53103707.58 and 3707.59 went into effect in 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 youth athletes:

For coaches:

  • If you are a coach for an interscholastic sport and are licensed by the Ohio Department of Education, please visit their website for information about their training requirements around Lindsay’s Law.

  • If you are a coach in a community program, please use the following resources:

 

ODH Contact Information

Ohio Department of Health
School Nursing Program
246 North High Street, 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Telephone: 614-466-1930

Email:  BCHS@odh.ohio.gov  

Please review the attached files, watch the video and return the signed form via email to jeffknape@gmail.com. If you have any questions, please contact me at (614) 563-1964.

Sincerely,

Jeff Knape

 

Lindsay's Law Parent-Guardian.pdf
Lindsay's Law_ Coach-Info.pdf
Lindsay's Law_Parent-Athlete-Signature-Form.pdf



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