Special Message about Cardiac Deaths Among Athletes

October 23rd, 2012

As you are aware, the incidence of sudden cardiac death among student athletes as a result of undetected heart conditions has caused great concern throughout New Jersey.  In collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the New Jersey Chapter of the American Heart Association, the New Jersey Department of Education has prepared an informational brochure regarding sudden cardiac death.  For your reference, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:40-41, this brochure is available at:



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