Public safety events postponed and canceled due to COVID-19
As government and health officials caution large gatherings, conference leaders are heeding the warnings
COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic on March 11, and in the days since, dozens of organizations of varying size have canceled group events, including concerts, professional sports matchups and planned festivals, as government and health officials urge social distancing procedures.
The public safety sector is no different, with many events postponed or canceled.
To better understand the financial challenges facing departments, we surveyed the FireRescue1 community about the financial impacts they expect to face at their departments. Following are the results related to travel: