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Census Bureau Hosts 2020 Census News Briefing

Release Number CB20-CN.76


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.


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


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


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.


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


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