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Press Release

November 6, 2012

State of New York | Executive Chamber
Andrew M. Cuomo | Governor

Department of Financial Services to Offer Insurance Assistance to Citizens in Island Park Area of Nassau County on Wednesday

Department Representatives Available to Answer Insurance Questions at Village of Island Park, 127 Long Beach Rd. in Island Park

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, Weather Permitting

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 in Island Park in Nassau County from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, weather permitting, to offer help to homeowners, renters and business owners with insurance-related issues stemming from damage caused by Sandy.

The Department’s representatives will be available to meet with Island Park area citizens inside the agency’s Mobile Command Center, which will be located at the Village of Island Park, 127 Long Beach Rd.

Department representatives will help citizens contact their insurers if they have be 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 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, or from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends. Insurance information is also available on the Department’s website, www.dfs.ny.gov.

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New York State | Executive Chamber | press.office@exec.ny.gov | 518.474.8418

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