Waiver and Release of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is reported to be extremely contagious. The state of medical knowledge is evolving, but the virus is believed to spread from person-to-person contact and/or by contact with contaminated surfaces and objects, and even possibly in the air. People reportedly can be infected and show no symptoms and therefore spread the disease. The exact methods of spread and contraction are unknown, and there is no known treatment, cure, or vaccine for COVID-19. Evidence has shown that COVID-19 can cause serious and potentially life threatening illness and even death.
Temple Beth David cannot prevent you or your children from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while utilizing Temple Beth David's services or premises. It is not possible to prevent against the presence of the disease. Therefore, if you choose to utilize Temple Beth David's services and/or enter onto Temple Beth David’s premises you may be exposing yourself to and/or increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.
Please read the following statements and initial next to the following statements to indicate your agreement. If you cannot positively affirm to all of these questions, you will be asked to postpone or reschedule your visit to a later date.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK: I have read and understood the above warning concerning COVID-19. I hereby choose to accept the risk of contracting COVID-19 for myself and/or my children in order to utilize Temple Beth David’s services and enter Temple Beth David’s premises. These services are of such value to me and/or to my children, that I accept the risk of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 in order to utilize Temple Beth David’s services and premises in person.
WAIVER OF LAWSUIT/LIABILITY: I hereby forever release and waive my right to bring suit against Temple Beth David and its owners, officers, directors, managers, officials, trustees, agents, employees, or other representatives in connection with exposure, infection, and/or spread of COVID-19 related to utilizing Temple Beth David’s services and premises. I understand that this waiver means I give up my right to bring any claims including for personal injuries, death, disease or property losses, or any other loss, including but not limited to claims of negligence and give up any claim I may have to seek damages, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen.
CHOICE OF LAW: I understand and agree that the law of the State of Florida will apply to this contract.