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Senator Patrick Diegnan Press Conference on Minimizing Risk of Heat-Stroke in High School Athletics


Senator Patrick J Diegnan, Jr. alongside the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey will be hosting a press conference to inform parents and student-athletes on how to minimize the risk of heat stroke in high school athletics and to prepare coaches and athletic directors on the proper protocols for practice in the summer during extreme heat. Many fall sports programs at New Jersey high schools begin pre-season training in August, meaning that student-athletes will be practicing outdoors in very high temperatures.


WHAT:              Press conference hosted by Senator Patrick Diegnan on minimizing risk of heat-stroke during high school athletic practices.



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  • Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr.
  • Christina M. Emrich, MS, ATC Athletic Trainer, Red Bank Regional High School and President Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey
  • Dr. John Kripsak, D.O., serves on the medical advisory board of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association
  • Dr. Ken Herman, D.O., Chief of Emergency Services at JFK Medical Center      


WHEN:                          Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 @ 10:30 AM


WHERE:           Metuchen High School- Football Field, end zone near the score board

400 Grove Street, Metuchen NJ 08840

Parking will be available

*** In case of inclement weather, the press conference will be re-located to the basketball gymnasium at Metuchen High School.

For more information on heat stroke and proper high school athletics protocol in extreme heat, please go to:

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