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2020 U.S. Census: COVID-19 Might Endanger A Complete Count


Last updated 4/1/2020 at 4:44pm

Ashley Moraguez

First the positive: For the first time in U.S Census history, you can fill in your form online, staying home and staying safe. You probably have already gotten a code number in the mail from the Census Bureau, and when you fill out the survey, April 1 will be the key date – "who lives at this address on April 1?"

Now the negative: COVID-19 may make it extremely difficult to avoid undercounting in our state and region, especially among some of our most vulnerable people – those most in need of government programs with funding that is distributed according to the census count.

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