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DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES OFFERING INSURANCE ASSISTANCE AT FOUR LONG ISLAND LOCATIONS

 

Department Representatives Available to Answer Insurance Questions at Sites in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Storm Hotline Also Being Staffed to Help Storm Sandy Victims


Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, announced
representatives of the Department of Financial Services will be at four
locations on Long Island to offer help to homeowners, renters and business
owners with insurance-related issues stemming from damage caused by Storm
Sandy.

The Department's representatives will be available to meet with residents
inside the agency's Mobile Command Center, which will be stationed at these
locations:

Nassau County

Saturday, Nov. 24th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E.
Merrick Road, Freeport.

Sunday, Nov. 25th, Noon to 5 p.m. at Bellmore Public Library, 2288 Bedford
Avenue (South of Sunrise Highway), Bellmore.

Suffolk County

Monday, Nov. 26th, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Islip Town Hall Annex, 401 Main
Street, Islip.

Nassau County

Tuesday, Nov. 27th, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Levittown Mews Shopping Center, 3335
Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown.

Department representatives will help citizens contact their insurers if
they have been unable to do so and answer questions about homeowners',
renters' and business owners' insurance coverage.

Citizens unable to go to the Mobile Command Center are encouraged to call
the Department's storm hotline (800) 339-1759 which is open 24 hours a day,
seven days a week. Insurance information is also available on the
Department's website, www.dfs.ny.gov.