Asked by KTVZ 1145 Votes Should events drawing large crowds be canceled over COVID-19? 72% Yes, for safety Yes, for safety 10 28% No, that's too much No, that's too much 8 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Copy Link 72% Yes, for safety Add Comment Comment Share with friends It's in the interest of the public to keep people healthy, so canceling large events or ones that draw a crowd is probably smart to do. There's always next year! It's in the interest of the public to keep people healthy, so canceling large events or ones that draw a crowd is probably smart to do. There's always next year! Show Less 10 Comments 2 Becki Lee Timson Virus needs new hosts. Don't give the virus that opportunity. Reply Reply 2 Gabe West Better safe then sorry Reply Reply Sam Ackerman Then why do you leave home at all? 1 Brian Klein Safety first! Reply Reply 1 Katie Graber I think we have a responsibility to the immunocompromised and elderly around us to do what we can to prevent the spread. Reply Reply Sam Ackerman Then they can stay home. 0 Kelly McDiffett Public safety is essential Reply Reply 0 Heidi Owen Yes, should close the border too. Reply Reply 0 Doug Watt for good health and to protect the vulnerable, better safe than sorry. Reply Reply 0 LisaRae Hilton Only because when there are big events people neglect to keep up their hygiene, washing hands and are in close proximity to one another causing it to spread more quickly. Reply Reply 0 S C Sounds like common sense right???? Reply Reply 28% No, that's too much Add Comment Comment Share with friends If people are concerned over COVID-19, they can choose to stay home from or avoid an event. The entire event should not be canceled over a virus that's killed less people than t... Show More If people are concerned over COVID-19, they can choose to stay home from or avoid an event. The entire event should not be canceled over a virus that's killed less people than the flu this year. Show Less 8 Comments 0 Christena Let people make their own decisions. Reply Reply 0 Da Vinci Cov Trump overrides all even dictators with their politicized science myth. Public health officials rubber stamp but don't go on field. All cases & TRO will be overturned. 1st amendment. abuse of power Reply Reply 0 k san Depends on where you live, i.e., Italy or China. So far, it hasn't arrived here in Bend, tho it probably will eventually. Until it does, I think events, especially outdoor ones, are probably safe. Reply Reply 0 Sam Ackerman This is all over blown by to much media hype. Now I'm off to buy TP. Reply Reply 0 Cynthia Wolfe People need to be smart...do NOT touch your face after you have been in public...use hand washing/or hand sanitizer when you cannot wash...people need to stay home if they are ill Reply Reply 0 Jim Partridge The sky is not falling people. If you want to stay home, fine. But don't impose your irrational fears on the rest of us. Reply Reply Austin Wills How do you feel about this question a month later? The U.S is leading the world in the total number of infections/mortality rate and you have the nerve to say this. Educate yourself.