Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates for Event Goers
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2020 02:07PM PDT
Event Planning as it relates to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
We understand the concern and uncertainty you are likely experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are closely monitoring information from government agencies, medical professionals, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to keep a pulse on the evolving situation. We are working hard to ensure that our organizers are having access to the best information that will affect your event experience. Each event organizer is responsible for their own event, and is prioritizing the health and safety of everyone involved.
Health & Safety
Your event’s organizers are doing their best to be as mindful of your community’s health as possible. This includes reviewing CDC recommendations for coronavirus (COVID-19); checking with provincial, federal, state and local authorities for any current or potential event restrictions; and being aware they may need to make difficult decisions to maximize the safety of all their participants and partners.
Emergency Plan Options
There are different considerations being made by each event. We encourage you to follow your events on social media, visit their website and keep an eye on your email inbox for any announcements. If at any point you have questions for the event organizer, we suggest contacting them directly.
When your event does occur, even after the restrictions are removed and we’ve all overcome the current challenges, consider measures you can take in the future to help prevent the spread of this and any other illness. Some examples include:
- Wash your hands frequently
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
- Be prepared if your child’s school or childcare facility is temporarily dismissed or for potential changes at your workplace.
- Review the information provided by the CDC for what you should know about Coronavirus Disease.
Perhaps the most important thing to remember is that these precautions will be temporary. We encourage everyone to stay positive and extend our sympathies to everyone who has been impacted.