Real safe to send kids back to school right? Hugs
Safety first? A Missouri school district is asking parents to sign a waiver to release the district from liability if their child dies or is injured from COVID-19 related causes.
Raw Story reports:
A school district in Missouri is requiring parents to sign a waiver in case children who participate in sports or other activities become infected with COVID-19 and die.
I acknowledge that federal and state government officials have declared that there currently exists a public health crisis in our country related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”).
…I understand that the Hazelwood School District cannot prevent the possible transmission or contraction of COVID-19 for my child.
The undersigned agrees to release, discharge, hold harmless and indemnify the Hazelwood School District, it’s agents, employees, officers, Board of Education members, insurers and others acting on the District’s behalf (the Releasees) of and from any and all claims, demands, causes of action and/or legal liabilities for injuries to or death of my child occurring during, or resulting from, or participation in the above-mentioned program or activity and related in any way to COVID-19, even if the cause, damages or injuries are alleged to be the fault of or alleged to be caused by the negligence of carelessness of the Releasees.
More at the link above, including the school saying that it was taking out of context. Hugs