COVID-19 Disclosure and Waiver
In response to ongoing health concerns related to COVID-19 and other potential diseases, you should be aware that there is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases, including currently unknown diseases, in any place where people are or have been present, even when all possible health and safety protocols are employed. COVID-19 is an extremely dangerous disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and people with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable to COVID-19. Virtuoso cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed to and/or infected with COVID-19 or any other infectious diseases, including currently unknown diseases, at any stage of your participation in Virtuoso events, even when all possible health and safety protocols are employed. Virtuoso has consulted guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control, the event venues, and other resources concerning appropriate health and safety protocols. Upon your request, Virtuoso will provide you with the best available information it has concerning these health and safety protocols, including protocols required by and utilized by the event venues. In addition, you acknowledge that Virtuoso does not oversee or control the policies and procedures that the hosting properties and other venues utilized by Virtuoso for these events have in effect, nor does Virtuoso control the manner in which these venues ensure that those policies and procedures are followed or enforced. Furthermore, even if the event venue and other venues utilized by Virtuoso for these events make a good faith effort to ensure compliance with those policies, some individuals (whether or not other participants in Virtuoso events or locals with whom you come into contact) may not follow the relevant health and safety protocols. Your registration for and your attendance at a Virtuoso event constitutes your agreement that you assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases, including currently unknown diseases, as provided for herein. By continuing your registration for a Virtuoso event, you hereby release Virtuoso, its employees, agents, and representatives, from all claims, damages, and injuries arising out of Virtuoso’s, any event venue’s, or any other third party’s acts or omissions, and Virtuoso’s or any event venue’s failure to implement, follow, or enforce health and safety protocols, and/or your exposure to or infection with COVID-19 or any other infectious diseases, including currently unknown diseases. If you are unwilling to agree to the release provided for herein, please do not complete your Virtuoso event registration.