2020 Census of Guam reopening operations Monday

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The 2020 Census of Guam will reopen Monday, May 11 for operations.

In a release, the 2020 Census of Guam said their management team is implementing a phased approach for all operations, with a staggered schedule for the return of staff.

This plan will take several weeks, according to the agency, as new guidelines are implemented to align with public health requirements. These guidelines will adhere to social distancing requirements and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including masks.

The 2020 Census of Guam said their employees will be notified by their supervisors regarding their respective return date and schedule.

Read the full release here:

TAMUNING, Guam (May 7, 2020) — The 2020 Census of Guam will reopen May 11th for operations.

The 2020 Census of Guam management team is implementing a phased approach for all operations, with a staggered schedule for the return of staff. This plan will take several weeks as new guidelines are implemented to align with public health requirements. These guidelines will adhere to social distancing requirements and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including masks.

All 2020 Census of Guam employees will be notified by their supervisors regarding their respective return date and schedule.

Responding to the 2020 Census of Guam is critical, as responses help direct federal funding to the community for healthcare, emergency services, education, infrastructure, job opportunities and more. Community engagement and collaboration remains key to conducting a successful 2020 Census of Guam.

Residents will now have the option to complete the 2020 Census of Guam over the telephone or through an in-person interview. All activities will follow specific guidelines (including the use of PPE and social distancing) to protect the health of the resident and the census worker. As a reminder, there is no online option for the 2020 Census of Guam. Additional information will be provided as the start date for field activities nears.

The Guam Census office remains cognizant of the current public health situation and will continue to assess operations accordingly.

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