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Census Bureau Hosts 2020 Census News Briefing

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The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a telephone news conference to share status updates on the 2020 Census. Topics of discussion include adjustments made to 2020 Census field operations due to COVID-19, current response rates, and upcoming 2020 Census operations including the Nonresponse Followup Operation. Q&A for accredited media will follow the briefing.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT

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Al Fontenot, Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs and Tim Olson, Associate Director for Field Operations

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Call 1-800-593-8994, enter passcode 4806509 and follow the voice prompts. The news briefing will consist of an audio conference only. Please dial in 15-30 minutes early to allow time for registration. Q&A participation is limited to accredited media only following the presentation.

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Members of the media that would like to attend this telephone news conference, please RSVP here.

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Please contact the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at <> or call 301-763-3030 to request an interview.

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Public Information Office

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