June 5, 2020 — The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin a phased restart of some 2020 Census field operations in additional area census offices (ACOs) across the nation the week of June 8. With these additions, field activities have restarted in 247 of 248 area census offices stateside, all ACOs in Puerto Rico and the Island Areas, and 98.9% of the nation’s update leave workload will have resumed. As of June 4, 73% of the update leave workload was completed.
Census Bureau officials are coordinating closely with the Navajo Nation on the safe resumption of operations in the Window Rock, Arizona, ACO.
Additional ACOs in the following states will begin a phased restart of operations:
For more information, visit the 2020 Census COVID-19 operational adjustments page.
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