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Social Security continues to provide assistance during COVID-19 pandemic
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WISCONSIN — During the current COVID-19 pandemic, Social Security Offices continue to provide assistance. While the offices are not providing service to walk-in visitors due to COVID-19, they remain ready and able to help by phone with most Social Security business. Speak with a representative by calling a local Social Security office or the national 800 number. Find local office phone numbers online by using the Social Security Office locator at They offer many secure and convenient online services at, where you can:

● Apply for Retirement, Disability and Medicare benefits;

● Check the status of an application or appeal;

● Request a replacement Social Security card, in most areas;

● Print a benefit verification letter.

Although most things can be done online, they are also available by phone. With a critical situation, appointments can possibly be scheduled.