The CAHHS Volunteer Services Office received the following inquiry from Patricia Dooley, Director, Volunteer Services at Cottage Health in Santa Barbara, California:
Submitted May 21, 2020
As we navigate reintroducing volunteers within the hospital setting we’re reviewing our volunteer insurance policy and would appreciate your feedback related to your hospital insurance.
- Does your hospitals workers compensation insurance include coverage for your hospital volunteer program?
- If no, does your volunteer program have a separate insurance policy?
- Does your workers compensation and/or volunteer program insurance include virus coverage, including COVID-19?
- Please share any liability waiver forms for your volunteer program.
Patricia Dooley, CAVS
Director, Volunteer Services
Cottage Health | Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital
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