As the state of California takes historic measures to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), no one stands alone. We are all one community working toward the common goal of staying safe and healthy. Times like these make participation in the 2020 U.S. Census even more meaningful for our region. Census data is used to fund research and programs that provide essential information to our public health system.
While April 1 is Census Day, the 2020 decennial census is already in full swing. Even though more than 11 million people have already completed the 10-minute questionnaire in California, there’s still a need for an additional push for hard-to-count communities to self-respond and help achieve a complete and accurate count.