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Posted on: April 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Important Census Information! Please take 10 minutes to complete, from your home!

NOW’S THE TIME TO BE COUNTED!

BE SAFE 
As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to have an impact on the country and our local communities, the safety, health and welfare of Nevadans is a top priority.

BE COUNTED IN THE SAFETY OF YOUR OWN HOME
In light of public health concerns, it’s important Nevadans know they can be counted without leaving home.

SECURE, EASY, FAST 
There are three confidential, easy, quick ways to help Nevada get its fair share of federal funding:  online (www.census.nv.gov), phone (844-330-2020), or mail in the questionnaire.  It takes less than 10 minutes to complete!

MONEY FOR NEVADA 
Nevada can receive over $67 billion in federal funding over the next ten years if everyone is counted. WHERE DOES IT GO?  For everypersonwho is counted, Nevada gets about $2,000 each year for ten years that helps communities be healthy, safe and educated. 

PUBLIC HEALTH 
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare 
  • Supplemental Insurance (Part B)
  • State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Health care centers-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • WIC
  • Nutrition services for senior citizens
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program 

EDUCATION
  • Federal direct student loans
  • Federal Pell Grant program
  • Special education grants
  • Head Start-School Breakfast program
  • Child care and development block grants
  • Career and technical education grants
  • Cooperative extension service
  • Vocational rehabilitation grants

INFRASTRUCTURE
  • Highway planning and construction
  • Federal Transit Formula grants
  • Rural Electrification Loans/Loan Guarantees
  • Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities
NEED HELP?
In the event residents need assistance filling out their questionnaire, please call 844-330-2020 (for Spanish 844-468-2020) or visit www.census.nv.gov. 

BE INFORMED AND BE COUNTED 
Please continue to monitor www.census.nv.govand  www.nvhealthresponse.nv.gov for updated information about the 2020 census and guidance on how to best protect yourself and loved ones.

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