COVID-19 WAIVER, RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEEMENT
The novel coronavirus, (COVID-19), has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people.
Soulful Prairies, LLC is operating in compliance with the State of Illinois’ Restore Illinois reopening plan regarding COVID-19, in the conducting of events and activities at the farm. However, the Soulful Prairies, LLC cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19.
In consideration of the foregoing and my participation in any events at Soulful Prairies, the undersigned declares the following:
I am fully and personally responsible for my own safety and actions while and during my participation and I recognize that I may be in any case be at risk of contracting COVID-19. With full knowledge of the risks involved, I hereby release, waive, discharge Robert and Linda Bruce, RLB Farms, LLC and Soulful Prairies, LLC, their animals, agents, employees, assistants, independent contractors, and co-sponsors and affiliates, successors, and assigns from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever, directly or indirectly arising out of or related to any loss, damage, injury, or death, that may be sustained by me related to COVID-19 while participating in any activity while in, on, or around the premises or while using the facilities that may lead to unintentional exposure or harm due to COVID-19. I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Robert and Linda Bruce, RLB Farms, LLC and Soulful Prairies, LLC, their animals, agents, employees, assistants, independent contractors, and co-sponsors and affiliates, successors, and assigns from and against any and all costs, expenses, damages, lawsuits, and/or liabilities or claims arising whether directly or indirectly from or related to any and all claims made by or against any of the released party due to injury, loss, or death from or related to COVID-19.
By signing below I acknowledge that I have read the foregoing Liability Release Waiver and understand its contents; that I am at least eighteen (18) years old and fully competent to give my consent; That I have been sufficiently informed of the risks involved and give my voluntary consent in signing it as my own free act and deed; that I give my voluntary consent in signing this Liability Release Waiver as my own free act and deed with full intention to be bound by the same, and free from any inducement or representation.
This waiver will remain effective until laws and mandates relevant to COVID-19 are lifted.