ELYSBURG – In an abundance of caution and to comply with state health officials’ calls to limit person-to-person contact and practice “social distancing,” state Rep. Kurt Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) today announced his district office in Elysburg and his satellite office in the Danville Borough Building are immediately discontinuing in-person office visits as part of the ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus.
“The health and safety of my staff and the people we serve are my top priorities,” Masser said. “My staff and I remain able and ready to help residents who contact us by phone or email or through my website.”
Residents can call Masser’s Elysburg district office by dialing 570-648-8017 or his Danville office at 570-275-3700. Residents can email Harold Hurst at HHurst@PaHouseGOP.com for assistance. They also may contact Masser through his website at www.RepMasser.com by clicking on the “Contact” menu and filling out the submission form.
“Our goal is to continue providing quality and timely services while reducing the likelihood of contracting or spreading the coronavirus,” Masser said.
Masser encourages residents to follow him on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/RepMasser for informational updates. He discourages residents from submitting any questions or requests for assistance through Facebook. Masser and his staff cannot guarantee the security or confidentiality of information posted on or shared through Facebook.
“My Facebook page is a good source for factual information, but we are asking residents not to submit any private, sensitive or confidential information through this third-party social media platform,” Masser said. “Rather than contacting us through Facebook, we encourage people to call, email or visit my website.”
Masser noted residents who are seeking help with PennDOT-related needs would most likely best be served by visiting the agency’s online customer service portal at www.DMV.Pa.Gov. PennDOT driver and photo identification centers currently are closed due to the Commonwealth’s coronavirus mitigation efforts, so residents will likely see a faster turnaround on submissions made through the agency’s website. PennDOT has extended the expiration date for some licenses and registrations.
Masser also reminds residents the application deadline for the state Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program is not until June 30.
“My staff and I look forward to the day when precautionary and preventative safety measures like this one will no longer be necessary,” Masser said. “Until that day arrives, we are here to serve residents in the safest and most accessible way we can.”
Representative Kurt A. Masser
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Media Contact: Dan Massing
www.RepMasser.com / www.Facebook.com/RepMasser