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Help heads to Levittown for Sandy victims

Cars are left embedded in sand left after

Cars are left embedded in sand left after a storm surge roared into the streets of Long Beach during megastorm Sandy. (Oct. 30, 2012) (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

State Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) announced that the New York State Department of Financial Services will send representatives to Levittown Tuesday to assist residents and business owners with insurance-related issues stemming from damage caused by superstorm Sandy.

The department’s mobile command center will be in the Levittown Mews Shopping Center, 3335 Hempstead Turnpike in Levittown, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Residents and business owners who need assistance with their insurance coverage will be able to speak individually with a financial services department representative, who would be able to contact insurers.

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Individuals who are unable to visit the help center but need assistance can call the department’s storm assistance consumer helpline at 1-800-339-1759, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on weekends from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, visit www.kemphannon.com or call 516-739-1700.

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