COVID-19 Health and Safety Waiver and Assumption of Risk
I acknowledge that I derive professional and personal satisfaction and benefit by my participation in the Housing & Health Symposium, and I am voluntarily attending.
By submitting my registration or participating in this meeting, I acknowledge the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and its variants (collectively referred to here as “COVID-19”), and that a risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 during or after the Housing & Health Symposium may result from the actions or inactions of others who may attend the Housing & Health Symposium or their families, colleagues, or anyone else with whom they may have contact.
By attending this meeting or event, I voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and I HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, AND DEMANDS OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE AGAINST THE NATIONAL FAIR HOUSING ALLIANCE 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, WHETHER DUE TO COVID-19 OR ANY OTHER CAUSE, 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 IN HOUSING & HEALTH SYMPOSIUM.
I further agree that I will not attend the Housing & Health Symposium in person if I become ill, am exposed to the COVID-19 virus within 14 days prior to the event, or exhibit any symptoms of the COVID-19 virus prior to or during the event.