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Utica National Insurance Group to provide concussion testing for student-athletes

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Utica National Insurance Group to provide concussion testing for student-athletes
Utica National Insurance Group to provide concussion testing for student-athletes

Member companies of the Utica National Insurance Group will now offer concussion management at no additional charge to all of their school policy holders through imPACT Applications.

Injury like coussions.

The ica national insurance group will now offer free concussion testing.

Newschannel2's chelsea sherrod is live in studio with the story.

Chelsea good evening.

Good evening jason, the coronavirus has beea threatto st to make their return to the playing field another health threat being discussed again are concussions.

Now, member companies of the utica national insurance group will offer concussion management (at no additional charge( to all of their school policy holders through impact applications.

Impact is a leading concussion management software company servicing student- athletes nationwide and professionals like the n-f-l.

They will now provide baseline concussion testing and post-congnitive testing as part of the return to play and return to class process.

Due to the pandemic, impact is also offering virtual baseline testing brian saville: because they work closely with the fda and the health departments, they actually can do them out of their homes.

If a student signs up for a program, they work with the coach and the athletic director, they have a test sent to them, they can do it right from teir house.

Thposa concussion would then be done through a medicapvider.

New york sta has been a leader in is they've hadprotocoh scols to help theimplementthe sd protocols.

According to data from the national high school sports- related injury surveillance study from 2013-14 and 2017-18 the three sports with the highest concussion rates were football, girls soccer and boys ice hockey.

Utica national insurance says its helping schools put safety first.

Jason.

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