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To Our Customers and Communities:
At First Independent Bank, we strive to provide our customers with a quality banking experience, focused on convenience, expertise, and personal service. At the same time, the health and safety of our customers, employees, and communities are of the utmost importance. As we continue to navigate these uncharted waters, we are committed to providing you with the level of service you deserve and expect, while taking into account the unique challenges presented by the current environment. As we re-open our lobbies to the public, I want to make you aware of the steps we are taking to help protect you, our staff, and our communities:
If you are experiencing a cough, fever or other symptoms, please refrain from coming into a branch or using drive-ups. In addition, if you have recently returned to the area from out of town, please observe the 14-day waiting period before visiting a branch or drive-up.
As always, I encourage you to continue to take advantage of our digital and mobile banking options where you can transfer money, pay bills, deposit checks, apply for a loan, and much more.
Thank you in advance for working with us to prioritize the health and safety of our communities, and please let us know if there is anything we can do to help. We will all get through this together.
Duke Pogatchnik, President/CEO
In an effort to mitigate the community spread of COVID-19, First Independent Bank has made a proactive decision to close all branch lobbies to the public beginning 3/19/2020. Our drive-up services will remain open for business. We also encourage customers to use our online services, mobile banking, night drops and ATM’s to conduct business We will be operating on limited staff but will be here to serve you. Our friendly staff and loan officers are also ready to take your calls during normal business hours to help you conduct your banking needs.
First Independent Bank continues to monitor the situation and will make changes to keep our employees and customers safe and minimize the possibility of spreading this illness. During these uncertain times, do not hesitate to reach out to us if there is any way we can provide additional service to you. Thank you for understanding and stay healthy and safe. We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you informed of any changes to normal business operations.
Our highest priority is the health and safety of our customers, employees and the communities we serve.
Starting 3/17/2020, our First Independent Bank at 1221 E Main St, Marshall MN (Inside of Walmart) will be closed until further notice.
We are also encouraging all customers at all locations to use our drive-up and night-drop facilities during this time for both your safety and that of our employees.
Our Online and Mobile Banking are also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and offer many banking services including the ability to deposit checks, transfer funds between accounts, review account activity, pay your bills, and more. If you are not already enrolled, you can enroll now or call 507·823·4391 for assistance.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us. We will continue to keep you updated on steps we may take to keep everyone safe.
Thank you for your understanding and together we will get through this.
To our customers and communities,
One of our highest priorities is the health of our customers, employees and the well-being of the communities we serve. First Independent Bank locations remain open with normal hours and services.
Please be assured that First Independent Bank is focused on supporting you, our employees, and our community through this situation. Below are some of the key points of our response plan:
We enjoy seeing you, however, First Independent Bank offers many alternate banking solutions for those that wish to limit or avoid public places during this time. Also, in accordance with CDC guidance, we are asking that anyone who is experiencing a fever or respiratory illness to postpone their visit to any First Independent Bank location for the appropriate amount of time. Below are several ways you can access your account with First Independent Bank.
First Independent Bank understands that there could be instances where customers find themselves facing financial difficulties. We're here to help and we encourage customers who may be impacted to reach out and discuss how we might be of assistance.
We would also like to remind you that during any large-scale crisis one of the often-missed warnings is fraud and identity theft. Scammers and criminals will increase their efforts to prey on the fear of the public to get access to your information. Please stay diligent on protecting yourself by not sharing any of your personal or financial information.
Thank you for using First Independent Bank. We will continue to monitor the progress of the virus and make decisions as the situation evolves.
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