Webinar: ACS Operations Update and Data User Applications in Response to the Pandemic
Join us for a webinar on June 25, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 PM EDT.
The coronavirus has had wide-ranging effects on the social, economic, and physical well-being of the U.S. population. The American Community Survey (ACS) can help guide decision-making related to the COVID-19 pandemic. How has ACS data collection been impacted by stay-at-home orders? And how are data users applying ACS data to inform responses to the pandemic in hard-hit areas? In this webinar, Donna Daily, Chief of the ACS Office at the U.S. Census Bureau, will provide a brief update on ACS operations during the pandemic. Then five ACS data users will briefly summarize how they are using ACS data to inform policymakers, planners, and health officials about COVID-19-related issues in their areas. The distinguished panel of experts includes:
Their presentations will be followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. This webinar will be recorded for those who are unable to participate in the live event.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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Yes, the Census Bureau has resumed in-person interviews for their ongoing surveys in many states. Here is a link to a map, which they have been updating to reflect the latest status of operations:
And here is a link to a related web article on this topic that they published at the beginning of July: