Tackle football programs must provide information on concussions to parents, guardians

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation requiring tackle football programs to provide the parents or guardians with informational packets on concussions and sub-concussive blows.

The governor’s office says the programs affected by this new law include any practice, game, or other activity in which children participating in tackle football and is organized by a school, league, or adult-run organization.

The informational packets must be available free of charge on the organization’s website.

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