Markell signs concussion prevention law for student athletes

    Senate Bill 111 is now a law in Delaware. Gov. Jack Markell signed the legislation yesterday to set regulations meant to prevent concussions in high school athletes.

    “In order to compete anymore in society and in the world, you can’t have a limp in the brain,” said former Eagles player Vince Papale at the signing about the seriousness of concussions.

    Delaware is the 29th state to enact such a law, which helps coaches recognize and manage the signs of concussion in athletes during games and practices.

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