For two years Social Security offices remained closed due to the pandemic, and on April 7 they finally reopened.
The goal with closing down offices was to help stop the spread of the virus to employees and clients.
There was still an option to make in person appointments and visit an office if the issue was pressing enough.
If a person had no food or shelter they could get an appointment.
What will returning to in person appointments be like?
In person visits have been prioritized for Social Security information like applying for SSN cards or fixing information.
Now, anyone can make an appointment or visit the office.
Appointments aren’t necessary but they may be a good idea to avoid the crowds.
If it’s at all possible to do what you need online, the SSA strongly suggests it.
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