The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact.
The German American School Association of Southern California (“GASA”) has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, following CDC guidelines; however, GASA cannot guarantee that your child will not become infected with COVID-19 attending any of our GASA Schools. It could increase your risk and your child’s risk of contracting COVID-19.
By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that my child(ren) and I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending a GASA School and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at a GASA School may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, GASA’s employees. I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to my child(ren) or myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I or my child(ren) may experience or incur in connection with my child(ren)’s attendance at a GASA School.
On my behalf, and on behalf of my children, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless, GASA, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of GASA, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in a GASA School.