Heart+Mind Strategies fielded a series of questions April 1-2, 2020 via an online survey.

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NOTE: Findings based on preliminary data.

Bringing us Closer Together

Nearly half of Americans believe that the outbreak is bringing us closer together which is up 4 points from last week.

Seeing Positive Impact on their Lives

People are settling in and seeing the positive impacts in a variety of aspects of their lives.  They are seeing improved relationships and time to focus on activities and physical health.

Expecting the Impact to Last Longer

Just under one-third of Americans believe the personal impact of COVID-19 will last  7 months or more. This is up 6 points from two weeks ago.

More Anxiety and Fear as COVID-19 Threat is Becoming More Real

It was a tough week as people face the real threat of COVID-19, its economic impact and what it might mean for their finances. The number of Americans who believe this is a real threat is up 5 points in the last week.

Protecting Public Health

Over half of Americans believe we need to continue to focus our energy on protecting public health.

CARES Act is giving hope, trust rebounding with government and local.

One-third of people believe the CARES Act will have a significant impact on Americans.

After hitting a low point last week, trust in Government, employers, our medical community, and social media is up significantly this week.

Consumers see the Good of Corporate America

Corporate America is getting good scores, and consumers see real things being done. The most positive reactions are to hearing what employers are doing to financially support employees, and to support social distancing measures, and to knowing what companies are doing to donate goods/services.

Data Source: Heart+Mind Strategies fielded a series of questions 4/1-2/2020 via an online survey. Access the full report here: Download PDF.  

Sample: n=1,000 US Adults 18+

Topics: We explored attitudes, feelings, and actions with respect to the COVID-19 crisis. This provides a quick look at the key storylines we uncovered by quickly digging into the data set.