Minn. officials now tracking concussions

Published 9:18 am Thursday, October 18, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Department of Health is now tracking concussions at 42 high schools.

The information will give Minnesota medical professionals a better sense of concussion recovery for high school athletes.

As the fall sports season progresses and more data is gathered, the Minnesota Department of Health will assess the information.

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So far, through the first seven weeks of the season, 373 student athletes have been diagnosed with a concussion.