The Observer asked: Have you made any changes in plans due to the COVID-19 outbreak?

Word on the street: Have you made any changes in plans due to the COVID-19 outbreak?

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Observer took to the streets to ask residents if they had made any changes in plans, especially with spring break approaching. Here are some of those responses.

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“I’m being cautious but I’m being sensible about it, I’ll still go grocery shopping, I’ll still go out to the restaurants.” – Patti Marrington

“I kind of trust my immune system right now and I’m pretty aware of my surroundings and the people I associate with so as far as that goes everything’s been pretty status quo for me.” – Joey Bartek

“My friend cancelled her flight, we were going to then go on a trip to Sun Peaks but since she’s not coming that got cancelled.” – Kristen Avery

“I just came home from Vietnam and Thailand and I self-quarantined for two weeks before I went back to work to make sure I was healthy and I didn’t give it to anyone else.” – Doddie Hobbs

“We just carry on, might be a bit more careful but that’s about it. Not until it get’s closer, I’m not going to put my life on hold.” – Wayne Belcher

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