first_img Boswell said Census workers have been trained to follow proper health and safety guidelines, including wearing face masks, maintaining social distance of six feet or more and conducting interviews outside of the home as much as possible or practical.Census Bureau workers will be able to identify themselves and should show their proper identification including a valid ID badge with their photograph, a U.S. Department of Commerce watermark, and an expiration date. Census workers may also carry Census Bureau bags and other equipment with the Census Bureau logo. “The workers should never ask you about your social security number or bank account or other financial information,’ Boswell said.For more information visit: Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By The Penny Hoarder Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Pike County to compete in ‘Census Bowl’ Published 8:33 pm Tuesday, August 25, 2020 All right, Pike Countains! If you are waiting for a dollar and “sense” reason to be counted in the 2020 Census, here it is!Pike County is one of the counties participating in the upcoming Alabama Census Bowl competition that begins Sept. 2. Kenneth Boswell, ADECA director and Alabama Counts! chairman, said each week, counties will be paired against another county with a similar self-response rate. The county with the highest week-over-week increase in self-participation, based on Census Bureau data, will move on to the next round. Next Up“The competition will continue until Sept. 30 with the best-performing counties winning up to $65,000 in grants for their public-school systems,” Boswell said. “So, for those who have not responded to the 2020 Census, there’s no better day than today to do so.”Self-responding only takes a few minutes and it can make a big impact on Alabama’s future.“If you don’t do it for yourself, then do it for Alabama’s children,” Boswell said. Latest Storiescenter_img You Might Like Bunn: Electronic poll books would speed process Pike County could soon have electronic poll books to help with voter registration and ID checks at the polls. Probate… read more Email the author Sponsored Content Print Article Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell Pike County’s final self-response rate was 53.7 percent in 2010 and Boswell said, while he can’t speak to a specific percentage for Pike County, Troy or Brundidge, each city should set its goal to get as close to 100 percent as possible.“But, we know, if we perform at a rate similar to 2010, we are putting federal funding and congressional representation at risk at the state level,” Boswell said. September 20 is the deadline set by the Census Bureau as the last day Alabamans may self-respond to the 2020 Census by going online at, calling toll-free (844) 330-2020 or by returning the paper from that was mailed to their address.   “The U.S. Census Bureau’s workers began reaching out across Alabama on Aug. 14 and will continue until the end of the census on September 30,” Boswell said. “They are conducting follow up visits with households that have not yet participated in the 2020 Census.” Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationlast_img read more