Census data = funding

Here are just a few areas that will be touched by 2020 Census data:

  • The placement of new hospitals and health clinics
  • The number of doctors and other health providers needed in certain areas
  • The distribution of vaccines and medicine
  • Medicare Part B and Medicaid, affecting services and reimbursement rates
  • Health insurance, affecting estimates of coverage
  • Disability benefits, affecting payouts
  • Distribution of transportation funds
  • Construction and repair of highways and bridges
  • Construction of affordable housing and future neighborhoods
  • School construction and closures
  • Title I education funding
  • Unemployment benefits
  • Veterans Services

Plus these special programs:

  • Children’s Health Insurance
  • Child and Adult Care Food
  • Head Start
  • Rural Health Medical Assistance
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition for Women, Infants and Children programs
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The Center at Sierra Health Foundation works to promote health and racial equity in communities throughout California with local, state and national partners. http://www.shfcenter.org. The Center secured more than $6.5 million in funding from the California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office and philanthropic partnerships to support a coalition of 60 trusted local community organizations implementing a grassroots strategy across the San Joaquin Valley to count the hardest-to-reach communities in the 2020 Census.