MELVILLE, N.Y., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ :HSIC ), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today reminded its customers that the Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline is open for dentists, physicians and veterinarians who experience operational, logistical or financial issues as a result of the disastrous storms in the South Central region of the U.S. The toll-free number for all Henry Schein customers is 800-999-9729. The Hotline is operational from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.
"Our hearts and prayers are with the families of those who have lost their lives, or are still missing, as a result of the terrible storms and flooding that continue to ravage states in the South Central part of the U.S.," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. "For our customers who have practices affected by the storms, we are here to help, and encourage practitioners to call our hotline for assistance."
In addition to opening its Disaster Relief Hotline, Henry Schein is offering support to its strategic non-governmental organization partners who are assessing the need for health care product donations to assist in relief efforts.
Because natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes and heavy storms typically strike many regions of the United States throughout the summer months, Henry Schein is reminding customers that its Disaster Relief Hotline will remain open to provide assistance to practitioners adversely affected by future disasters.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ :HSIC ) is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the S&P 500® and the NASDAQ 100® indexes, Henry Schein employs more than 18,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than one million customers.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 100,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 150,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 29 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $10.4 billion in 2014, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 16 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit Henry Schein at www.henryschein.com, Facebook.com/HenrySchein and @HenrySchein on Twitter.
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