I recognize the element of risk involved in any physical activity associated with the outdoors, especially when undertaken in the company of amateurs. I understand the volunteers do not represent themselves as outdoor professionals and they may or may not have extensive experience.
I am aware that my participation in these activities may be physically demanding and potentially hazardous, involving risk of injury, death or personal property loss or damage. The risks included injury or fatality due to immersion in underwater, impact with submerged or exposed objects, slipping and falling, accident or extremes or inclement weather, accidents while travelling to and from activity sites and other risks that may not be known. I am also aware that weather and water conditions are unpredictable and may pose hazards.
I acknowledge and assume these risks, both known and unknown, including those arising out of acts of negligence on the part of FOPR, and I wish to participate in this activity. I state that I am free of any medical condition that might create undue risk in me or others who might depend on me in these activities.
I acknowledge the contagious nature of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 and that the CDC and many other public health authorities still recommend practicing social distancing.
I further acknowledge that Friends of the Petaluma River has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus/COVID-19.
I further acknowledge that Friends of the Petaluma River can not guarantee that I will not become infected with the Coronavirus/Covid-19. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to and/or infected by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, salon staff, and other salon clients and their families.
I voluntarily seek services provided by Friends of the Petaluma River and acknowledge that I am increasing my risk to exposure to the Coronavirus/COVID-19. I acknowledge that I must comply with all set procedures to reduce the spread while attending my appointment.
I attest that:
* I am not experiencing any symptom of illness such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell.
* I have not traveled internationally within the last 14 days.
* I have not traveled to a highly impacted area within the United States of America in the last 14 days.
* I do not believe I have been exposed to someone with a suspected and/or confirmed case of the Coronavirus/COVID-19.
* I have not been diagnosed with Coronavirus/Covid-19 and not yet cleared as non contagious by state or local public health authorities.
* I am following all CDC recommended guidelines as much as possible and limiting my exposure to the Coronavirus/COVID-19.
Acknowledging these risks and in consideration for being permitted to participate in this activity, I hereby voluntarily WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE ALL CLAIMS OF LIABILITY for injury, death, property damage, or other loss that I may have at any time in the future against Friends of the Petaluma River as a result of my participation in these activities, even in the claim is due to the negligence of the leaders. I assume full responsibility for all such damage and loss and INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS Friends of the Petaluma River for such damage and loss. I agree that this assumption of risk and release shall bind my heirs, executors, and other legal representatives and all members of my family.
This assumption of risk and release shall apply to the Friends' staff, event coordinators, and all of their affiliates, employees and agents, and the sponsors of the event.
I am aware that by signing this document I AM GIVING UP IMPORTANT LEGAL RIGHTS. I UNDERSTAND THIS and do so of my own free will.