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Our COVID-19 Policy

Sherpa is actively monitoring the incidence of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) globally and is following guidance from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding large gatherings, including CDC recommendations on preventing the spread of COVID-19.

If you are sick or feeling you are getting sick, we ask that you please stay home. Currently, older adults and persons with underlying health conditions are considered to be at increased risk of severe illness and complications from COVID-19. Examples of underlying health conditions include heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, people with weakened immune systems, and people who are pregnant. The CDC recommends that people in high-risk groups consult with their healthcare provider about attending any large gathering.

If you do choose to attend a Culture Starter, please keep in mind the CDC recommendations on how to keep yourself and others healthy:

  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.

Specifically relating to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Culture Starter attendees acknowledge the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assumes the risk of exposure or infection by attending the event, and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, disability, and/or death to attendee. Attendee understands that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at Culture Starter may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of others who may attend the event or their families, colleagues, or others with whom they may have contact.

Accordingly, attendees will need to understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Sherpa, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in a Culture Starter. In addition to all other rules and regulations relating to the attendee’s attendance at Culture Starter events, attendees will agree to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented by Sherpa and host locations, including, but not limited to, mask-wearing and social distancing requirements and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID-related risk, in order to protect as much as possible the health and safety of all attendees.

If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to us at training@sherpacrm.com.