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Mangano Opens Mega Hurricane Sandy Recovery Center at Cedar Creek Park

The Recovery Center includes a FEMA Registration Center, New York State Department of Financial Services Insurance Resource Center, Red Cross Food and Drink Distribution Center and a free mobile laundry facility.

American Red Cross at Cedar Creek. Credit: Andrew Coen
American Red Cross at Cedar Creek. Credit: Andrew Coen
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that the County has opened a Mega Hurricane Sandy Recovery Center at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford.

INSURANCE RESOURCE CENTER
The New York State Department of Financial Services is available at Cedar Creek Park daily from 8 a.m to 8 p.m. to offer residents advice on how to file an insurance claim for property damage from Hurricane Sandy. Representatives will also be present from several of the nation’s largest insurance companies, including: Allstate, Metlife, New York Life, Travelers, USAA and more.

FEMA REGISTRATION CENTER
A FEMA Registration Center in Cedar Creek Park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to assist residents with registering for disaster aid, and housing and rental assistance.

RED CROSS FOOD DISTRIBUTION
The Red Cross has opened a meal distribution centers at Cedar Creek Park.  Daily meals are served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

FREE LAUNDRY FACILITY
Washers and dryers are available to residents at Cedar Creek Park. Residents may operate these appliances free of charge. Free detergent is also available at this facility.

CONTACT NUMBERS
  • LIPA: 1-800-490-0075/631-755-6900
  • National Grid: 1-800-490-0045 (Gas Leaks)/1-800-930-5003 (Service)
  • Nassau County Non-Emergency Hotline: 1-888-684-4274
  • Consumer Affairs Price Gouging Hotline: 516-571-2449
  • FEMA Disaster Assistance Hotline: 1-800-621-3362
  • NYS Hotline for Insurance Issues: 1-800-339-1759
  • Nassau Chapter of American Red Cross: 516-747-3500

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