BOISE, Idaho — The coronavirus is leading to multiple cancellations of upcoming conferences and concerts around the United States, including well-known festival SXSW, but the organizers of Treefort Music Fest say it will go on as planned.
Organizers say they are closely monitoring the coronavirus and preparing Treefort with safety as their top priority. They are currently coordinating directly with Idaho Central District Health, the Office of Emergency Management at the City of Boise and other city officials.
Restaurants, bars, venues, schools, theaters, arenas and other businesses people visit throughout Boise are still going to be open during the days Treefort is taking place.
While the individual risk of contracting coronavirus is low at this time, Treefort is enhancing precautions at the festival to support all attendees to keep them healthy. Idaho officials have not requested the cancellation or postponement of any gatherings including Treefort.
Some of the precautions Treefort is taking during the festival include:
Treefort encourages attendees to partake in the following practices:
You can find more information on Treefort's Coronavirus Attendee Information page. They will be updating the page with more information and encourage attendees to check back regularly.