MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC ), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based 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 Hurricane Irene, which struck the East Coast this past weekend. The toll-free number for all customers – 800-999-9729 – is operational from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET.
"We at Henry Schein are concerned about the impact Hurricane Irene may have had on our customers up and down the East Coast," said James P. Breslawski, President and Chief Operating Officer of Henry Schein. "As always, it is of the utmost importance to us to be a valuable business partner to our customers, and to stand by them when assistance is needed. We encourage those affected by the recent storms to call our disaster relief hotline if there are issues that we might be able to help address."
About Henry Schein
Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC ), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, is a Fortune 500® company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index. The Company is recognized for its excellent customer service and highly competitive prices. Henry Schein's five businesses--Dental, Medical, Animal Health, International, and Technology--serve more than 700,000 customers worldwide, including dental practitioners and laboratories, physician practices, and animal health practices, as well as government and other institutions. The Company operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, which provides customers in more than 200 countri