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Census Bureau Hosts 2020 Census News Briefing

NEW TIME: 1 p.m. (EST)

Release Number CB20-CN.31


The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a telephone news conference to share updates on the status of the 2020 Census. Topics of discussion will include updates on 2020 Census operations including the impact of COVID-19 and the upcoming release of the 2020 Census Response Rate map. Media Q&A will follow the briefing.


Friday, March 20, 2020, at 1 p.m. (EST)


Census Bureau leadership


The news briefing will consist of an audio conference only. Conference call information will be provided to media upon RSVP.  Please dial in 15-30 minutes early to allow time for registration. Question and answer participation is limited to 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.

Online Press Kit:

Access the Census Bureau’s 2020 Census electronic press kit on the Census Bureau Newsroom.

For more information, visit



Public Information Office