Albany, NY - August 18, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an additional deployment of the Department of Financial Services' Mobile Command Center to Long Island to provide insurance assistance to homeowners, renters, and businesses affected by flooding caused by recent heavy rainfall.
“The DFS Mobile Command Center will stay on site and continue providing insurance assistance to local residents who are working hard to get back on their feet after this record breaking storm,” said Governor Cuomo. “Trained staff will be available to offer advice on dealing with your insurance company, and a number of actions families and business owners can take to help expedite the claims process.”
Department of Financial Services representatives will be available in the Mobile Command Center on August 18-20 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day in Islip, at the Islip Town Hall Parking Lot located at 401 Main Street.
In addition, those who are not able to visit the Mobile Command Center can call the Department's Disaster Hotline at 1-800-339-1759 for help with insurance-related issues.
The Mobile Command Center is expected to be deployed to additional locations affected by flooding in the days ahead, and specific locations and dates will be announced soon.