Raising Awareness About Concussions in Sports

Posted On Wednesday September 25, 2019

In honour of the memory of Rowan Stringer, “Rowan’s Law Day” is commemorated on September 25 to raise awareness about concussions in sports. While the effects of a concussion are usually short-term, a concussion can lead to long-lasting symptoms and long-term effects.

Learn to recognize the signs of concussions in others – signs and symptoms of a concussion can included:

  • Headache;
  • Dizziness;
  • ringing in the ears;
  • memory loss;
  • nausea;
  • light sensitivity;
  • drowsiness; and
  • depression.

To learn more visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/rowans-law-concussion-safety