What Does a Near-Normal Look Like?

Americans age 65+ are more likely than those age 18-49 to say businesses should have the right to refuse someone service if they are not wearing a face mask (80% vs 68% respectively) 

In addition, Americans say the following are reasons to be fined:

      • 54% Business owners that refuse to shut down
      • 37% Not staying 6 feet or more away from other people
      • 31% Not wearing a mask in a public space

Americans also approve mobile tracking, and mandatory health screenings  

      • 69% are willing share their mobile location data so that they can be alerted if they were to enter an area that posed a health risk 
      • 75% agree that certain businesses that host events should be required to conduct health screening before allowing people to enter (once they reopen)

 

Methodology: This survey (Wave 7) was fielded online among a nationally representative sample of 2,013 U.S adults from April 11 – 13, 2020. Wave 6 was fielded online among a nationally representative sample of 1,993 U.S adults from April 3 – 5, 2020. Wave 5 was fielded online among a nationally representative sample of 2,016 U.S adults from March 28 – 30, 2020. Wave 4 was fielded online among a nationally representative sample of 2,023 U.S adults from March 21-22, 2020. Wave 3 of the survey was fielded online among a nationally representative sample of 2,019 U.S adults from March 17-18, 2020. Wave 2 of the survey was fielded online among a nationally representative sample of 2,050 U.S adults from March14-15, 2020. Wave 1 of this survey was fielded online among a nationally representative sample of 2,019 U.S adults from March 05 – 09, 2020.