The Social Security Administration has launched a COVID-19 Coronavirus resource page at https://www.ssa.gov/coronavirus/. Claimants with administrative hearings scheduled in March, have the option to appear at their hearings by telephone – those who do not agree to a hearing by telephone will have their hearings rescheduled.
The page covers common questions about the COVID-19 impact on Social Security, such as:
- Will I continue to receive my Social Security benefit or Supplemental Security Income payment if I use Direct Deposit?
- Yes. You will continue to receive your monthly benefit amount if you use Direct Deposit.
- Will I still receive my Social Security benefit or Supplemental Security Income payment by mail?
- Will SSA provide in-person services during the COVID-19 pandemic?
- No. Please do not come into one of our local offices. We cannot accept walk-in visitors at this time.
- On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, we suspended face-to-face service to the public in our field offices and hearings offices nationwide until further notice. This decision protects the population we serve—older Americans and people with underlying medical conditions—and our employees during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
For more information, check with the Social Security Administration directly at https://www.ssa.gov/coronavirus/