MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, announced today that the Henry Schein Cares disaster relief hotline is active and ready to support customers who may be affected by Hurricane Isaac. The toll-free number for all customers – 800-999-9729 – is operational from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST. The Henry Schein Cares disaster relief hotline is open year-round for dentists, physicians, and veterinarians who experience operational, logistical, or financial issues as a result of natural disasters. Henry Schein Cares is the corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc.
"As Hurricane Isaac bears down on the Gulf Coast, we want to remind our customers in the affected region that the Henry Schein Cares disaster relief hotline is open and available to help with issues related to the severe weather," said James P. Breslawski, President and Chief Operating Officer, Henry Schein, Inc. "Our disaster relief hotline is part of our deep commitment to partner with our customers, and provide a source of assistance for helping to restore their affected practices as quickly as possible."
In addition to its disaster relief hotline, through the Henry Schein Cares global product donation program, health care supplies are provided to its non-governmental organization (NGO) partners in advance of disasters, so that the product is ready for use immediately. Henry Schein Cares will also stand ready to work with its NGO partners if additional supplies are needed.
About Henry Schein Cares and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation
Henry Schein Cares, Henry Schein's global corporate social responsibility program, stands on four pillars: engaging Team Schein Members to reach their
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