McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

November 20, 2013

Social Security field offices closed to public Nov. 28 and 29

Submitted report

McALESTER — On Nov. 28-29 all Social Security field offices, including all offices in Oklahoma and Northern Texas, will be closed to the public. Employees who work the day after Thanksgiving will focus on backlog reduction.

Most Social Security services do not require a visit to a local office.

Many services, including applying for retirement, disability or Medicare benefits, signing up for direct deposit, replacing a Medicare card, obtaining a proof of income letter or informing us of a change of address or telephone number are conveniently available at or by calling 800-772-1213.

People who are deaf or hard of hearing can call TTY number 800 325-0778.