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Let’s talk a little bit about what’s going on, what our response is, and maybe some things that you should be thinking about during this covid crisis.

First and foremost, and I’m sure you’ve heard it pretty much everywhere, the thing that should be on our mind is safety. Safety for our employees, safety for ourselves, safety for our customers, safety for the public in general, and that means different things to different people. One of the most important things that we can do during this time is not listen to unverified sources of information. Right now for instance, we’re not taking any guidance other than that that’s provided by the CDC or the local municipalities directly so that we can respond with that information. We’re not passing on information we don’t directly receive from those sources and the reason why is because other sources just don’t seem to be as reliable. So we want to make sure we’re making the best decisions possible. That allows us to keep as many people safe as possible.

Let’s not be confused. We’re not talking about the spread of the virus. We’re talking about keeping people safe. As an insurance agent, risk is something we look at every day and we kind of look at the world from that perspective all the time, not just when we have our work hats on. So if I can impart some of that onto you, please take some time as you’re living your day to day, whether you’re self quarantined, you’re heading to the grocery store, whether you’re making decisions that are necessary for the wellbeing of your family and yourself, make sure that you’re looking at it with an eye as to what can happen now what may be the repercussions for the future, what are the repercussions for you and what are the repercussions for the people around you.

With that and the safety guidance that we’re receiving, we should be able to get through this together with no problems.
That being said, we want to let you know that we are available to you. All of our regular communication lines are open as they always have been. If you’ve done business with us for a while, you’re probably accustomed to doing business with us through chat, text, email, phone, video chat. If you’re one of our customers, you know you have access 24 seven to your online dashboard at Dopazo.com/dashboard. If you wanted to chat with us, you can just click on the chat pops up at the bottom and you’ll be able to immediately talk to one of us during business hours. Email, all of our regular emails, our general email box info@dopazo.com is being monitored as it always is being monitored. Our phones are being answered by live human beings as they always have been because that has always been who Dopazo associates is.

Our core values of simplicity, transparency and education are in effect because of this and thankfully due to our preparations, not for a disaster like this, we could never have actually predicted this, but for other disasters we are very well prepared to be able to continue to serve you and provide the solid information that you need about your insurance products. So if you have any questions, please reach out whatever way feels most comfortable to you or we’ll even extend facebook.com/dopazoinsurance or at Dopazo Insurance on Instagram. We will be able to respond to your requests there also. Keep in mind that we’re only answering information through those channels for requesting coverage effective. All of the standard practices still are in place and there’s no changes there and none of that can be done without written verification.

There’s a lot of confusion as to what your insurance policy may or may not cover regarding covid-19 and there’s a lot of bad information out there. Because of this we’re creating a video specifically to talk about insurance coverages and covid-19 and what may or may not be covered by the policies to be able to provide that solid information you’re accustomed to getting from our agency. Look out for that video on our blog at Dopazo.com/answers. It will be up, if not already very, very soon.

Stay safe out there. Your safety of you, your family, your friends should be your number one priority. Make sure that you’re making decisions with solid information and if you have any questions regarding insurance and how this may affect, feel free to give us a call. We’re here to answer those questions. Education is one of our core values.

Thank you so much for taking the time to view this video. We look forward to talking to you again soon.

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