The Coronavirus has been affecting people worldwide, and concerns regarding this virus are still at the forefront of people's minds.

Some organizations around the world and locally are taking action to reassure the public.  With Saint Patrick's Day coming up cities are canceling planned parades, other organizations have canceled, or postponed major events from music festivals to political gatherings.

Locally The Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation (CSEC) put out a statement over the weekend in regards to COVID-19.

"The health, safety, and well-being of our fans and staff remain the most important priority of Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation,” said CSEC President & CEO John Bean. “We want to assure our guests and employees that we have implemented a number of precautionary and preventive measures so that fans can feel safe while attending events at the Scotiabank Saddledome.”

Alberta Health has said COVID-19 remains a low risk to Albertans it is reviewing policies and plans to ensure they are prepared.

The CSEC stated that they are taking precautions at the Scotiabank Saddledome and enhancing sanitizing measures, including additional hand sanitization stations, sanitizing equipment and cleaning staff.

It is also noted a recommended by Alberta Health Services, anyone with symptoms or feeling unwell should consider staying home.

As other teams around the NHL announced their steps they will be taking the NHL put out a formal statement implementing the policy. Going forward all team areas are open only to players and essential employees until further notice.

Some teams have been affected, with the San Jose Sharks not able to host any games for the remainder of March. Currently in Calgary, the Flames will play all the upcoming scheduled games.

The CSEC does have a busy month ahead with the Flames versus the Islanders on the 12th, the Roughnecks will play at the Saddledome on the 13th, followed by another Flames game on the 14th with the Hitmen in town to round out the weekend on the 15th

The CSEC has noted they will continue to monitor the information as it becomes available from Alberta Health Services and Health Canada, and will act accordingly.