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Quiz: Test your knowledge about the 2020 Census

Quiz-Test your knowledge about the 2020 Census

Can you tell fact from fiction when it comes to the 2020 Census? Answer the questions below to find out your Census IQ.

True or False?

  1. April 1, 2020 is when the 2020 Census is happening.
  2. The Census occurs every five years.
  3. There 15 questions on the Census form.
  4. The Census impacts federal funding each state receives for programs like Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP, Head Start, and affordable housing.
  5. The Census does not impact who represents me on the state and federal level.

Answers

  1. True. Census day is on April 1, 2020. Make sure you, your neighbor, and your community fill out your forms on Census day.
  2. False. The Census occurs every 10 years to help inform decisions based on where people live.
  3. False. There are 10 questions on the Census form. The Census is available in 13 languages and is safe, secure, and private.
  4. True. The Census determines how much funding each state receives for its programs. It is important that Georgia gets an accurate count of all people.
  5. False. Results from the 2020 Census will determine representation in both the state and federal governments for the next 10 years.
Information provided by the Georgia Family Connections Partnership.
The Children’s Hospital of Georgia has the largest team of general pediatricians, adolescent medicine physicians and pediatric specialists in the Augusta area. For more information, visit our website at augustahealth.org/kids or call 706-721-KIDS (5437).

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Children's Hospital of Georgia

Children's Hospital of Georgia

Children’s Hospital of Georgia is the only facility in the area dedicated exclusively to children. It staffs the largest team of pediatric specialists in the region who deliver out- and in- patient care for everything from common childhood illnesses to life-threatening conditions like heart disorders, cancer and neurological diseases.