COVID-19 SAFETY INFORMATION: While participating in events held or sponsored by the Ah Haa School for the Arts (“Ah Haa”) or such other events held or sponsored by persons who are leasing the Ah Haa facilities, “social distancing” must be practiced and face coverings worn at all times by those in attendance to reduce the risks of exposure to COVID19 or similar health issues/concerns and shall also comply with such other measures and recommendations issued from local, state and/or federal health officials.
Because COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is spread mainly from person-to-person contact, Ah Haa has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, Ah Haa cannot guarantee that its participants, volunteers, partners, or others in attendance will not become infected with COVID-19. In light of the ongoing spread of COVID-19, individuals who fall within any of the categories below should not engage in Ah Haa events and/or other face to face fundraising activities.
By attending an Ah Haa event or an event held by another person/party using the Ah Haa facilities, you certify that you do not fall into any of the following categories:
Individuals who currently or within fourteen (14) days of class start date, have experienced any symptoms associated with COVID-19, which include fever, cough, and shortness of breath among others;
Individuals who have traveled at any point within fourteen (14) days of class start date, either internationally or to a community in the U.S. that has experienced or is experiencing sustained community spread of COVID-19; or
Individuals who believe that they may have been exposed to a confirmed or suspected case of COVID19 or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not yet cleared as non-contagious by state or local public health authorities or the health care team responsible for their treatment.
DUTY TO SELF-MONITOR: Persons participating in events held or sponsored by the Ah Haa School for the Arts (“Ah Haa”) or such other events held or sponsored by persons who are leasing the Ah Haa facilities agree to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (symptoms typically include fever, cough, and shortness of breath) and, contact Ah Haa if he/she/they experiences symptoms of COVID-19 within 14 days after participating or volunteering with Ah Haa.
LIABILITY WAIVER AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS: I acknowledge that I derive personal satisfaction and a benefit by virtue of my participation and/or voluntarism with Ah Haa or my use of the Ah Haa facilities, and I willingly engage in Ah Haa events and/or using the Ah Haa facilities (the “Activity”).
RELEASE AND WAIVER. I HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, AND DEMANDS OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE AGAINST THE AH HAA SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS AND ITS AFFILIATED PARTNERS AND SPONSORS, INCLUDING IN EACH CASE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, AND AGENTS (THE “RELEASED PARTIES”), EITHER IN LAW OR IN EQUITY, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES OR LOSSES CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE, FAULT OR CONDUCT OF ANY KIND ON THE PART OF THE RELEASED PARTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DEATH, BODILY INJURY, ILLNESS, ECONOMIC LOSS OR OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, WHICH I, MY HEIRS, ASSIGNEES, NEXT OF KIN AND/OR LEGALLY APPOINTED OR DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVES, MAY HAVE OR WHICH MAY HEREINAFTER ACCRUE ON MY BEHALF, WHICH ARISE OR MAY HEREAFTER ARISE FROM MY PARTICIPATION WITH THE ACTIVITY.
ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK. I acknowledge and understand the following:
Participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to COVID-19. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness and death does exist;
I knowingly and freely assume all such risks related to illness and infectious diseases, such as COVID19, even if arising from the negligence or fault of the Released Parties; and
I hereby knowingly assume the risk of injury, harm and loss associated with the Activity, including any injury, harm and loss caused by the negligence, fault or conduct of any kind on the part of the Released Parties.
IT IS MY INTENTION BY THIS WAIVER/RELEASE TO RELIEVE THE RELEASED PARTIES AND THEIR AGENTS FROM LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH. I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY FOR FUTURE CLAIMS AND IS A CONTRACT BETWEEN MYSELF AND THE RELEASED PARTIES AND THAT I SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL. I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL COUNSEL BEFORE SIGNING AWAY THESE RIGHTS.