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For Immediate Release: April 08, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES OFFERING INSURANCE ASSISTANCE IN NASSAU COUNTY

Department Representatives Available to Answer Consumer Questions; Storm Hotline Also Being Staffed to Help Storm Sandy Victims

Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, announced that representatives of the Department of Financial Services will be at locations in Nassau County to help 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:

Monday, April 8 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Hewlett-Woodmare Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett.

Tuesday, April 9 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Village of Lynbrook Town Hall in Lynbrook.

Wednesday, April 10 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook.

Thursday, April 11 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Centre, 295 Main St., East Rockaway.

Friday, April 12 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck.

Saturday, April 13 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cedar Creek Park in Wantagh.

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 staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Insurance information is also available on the Department's website, www.dfs.ny.gov.

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