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Census Bureau updates 2020 operations timeline

Bureau also offers guidance for special circumstances


Last updated 4/29/2020 at 12:59pm

Karin Hill

A sign in front of Fountain City Hall encourages participation in the census.

As noted in earlier stories, concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have affected the 2020 Census' schedule and operation. As of press time, the Census Bureau has adjusted its deadline from July 31 to Oct. 31. People can fill out the census online, by phone or by mailing in a completed ballot before that deadline.

The Census Bureau still plans to move forward with field operations, but has postponed them until after June 1. As of press time, some of those field operations have revised schedules listed on the Census Bureau's website.

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