COVID-19 Assumption of Risk and Liability Waiver
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious. Wartburg College follows CDC guidelines. Vaccines are readily available. Masks are welcome but not required regardless of vaccination status. Participants will adhere to additional mitigation guidelines such as practicing good hand hygiene. Mitigation policies and protocols are subject to change based on current guidelines and recommendations.
By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I and my child(ren) may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by participating in a Wartburg camp/festival 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 Wartburg camp may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, Wartburg employees and other campers and their families.
I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to myself or my child(ren) (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 participation or my child(ren)’s participation at a Wartburg camp/festival (“Claims”). On my behalf, and on behalf of my child(ren), I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless Wartburg, 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 Wartburg, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Wartburg camp/festival.