Social Security Update on Services During COVID – 19 Pandemic

Written by on March 19, 2020

Press Release:

From Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security

“I want you to hear directly from me how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our services. The first thing you should know is that we continue to pay benefits. Be aware that scammers may try to trick you into thinking the pandemic is stopping your Social Security payments but that is not true. Don’t be fooled.

To protect you and help stop the spread of this coronavirus, we cannot accept visitors in our offices at this time. There are several other ways you can get help. Many services are available online at If you have a critical need that you cannot address online, we can help you over the phone.

Please visit our COVID-19 web page at to find out what services we are continuing and which ones we are suspending, how to contact us, and important information about deadlines we are extending to ease the burden on you and medical providers during this pandemic.”



Reader's opinions
  1. Melisa Kellingsworth   On   March 20, 2020 at 3:38 pm

    Just want to know do ppl on SSI qualify for the stimulas money Trump is sending out to Americans during this Coronavirus since we don’t get enought to stock up on things to stay inside with our compromised system.

  2. Susan wolfe   On   March 21, 2020 at 5:32 pm

    I need to appeal my SS benefits and need help I haven’t had any income since November 2019 I was approved then was denied a ue to a settlement check I recieved because of a serious injury at work which cause me to have 2 surgeries and then aqired a blood clot a foot longwhich I almost died from because of all this I now have permanent nerve damage that gas only gotten worse I’ve m 100 disabled the settlement money I got after workman’s comp for 2 years is gone I can’t work I’ve done everything I was suppose to do and gave as everything they wanted because I can’t account for every single penny of the settlement I was denied but I can appeal it again I m not receiving benifits from anywhere I have nothing I need help

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