During registration, you will be asked to sign this waiver & release.
Health & Safety Waiver & Assumption of Risk
I acknowledge that I derive professional and personal satisfaction and benefit by my participation with NCCHC, and I am voluntarily attending the NCCHC National Conference.
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 meeting may result from the actions or inactions of others who may attend the meeting or their families, colleagues, or anyone else with whom they may have contact.
By attending this meeting or event, I (and anyone registered with me) voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and I (WE) HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, AND DEMANDS OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE AGAINST THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE 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, 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 THE CONFERENCE.
In addition to complying with all other NCCHC rules regarding the Conference, I agree to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented during the event as follows:
- I may be required to have my temperature taken before entering the meeting/event venue;
- I may be required to wear a mask while attending any NCCHC-related event;
- I may be required to adhere to social distancing protocols;
- I may be required to participate in collection of data for contact tracing purposes.
I acknowledge that NCCHC and/or the meeting venue may remove me from the meeting (without any compensation to me) if I fail to cooperate in any way.