MELVILLE, N.Y., June 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Henry Schein Canada, the Canadian Dental business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), today announced that it has opened the Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline for dentists who experience operational, logistical, or financial issues as a result of the devastating floods in Calgary and Southern Alberta, Canada. The toll-free number for all Henry Schein customers – 800-999-9729 – is operational from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT.
"We are so saddened to see the devastating impact that these terrible floods are having on the Calgary and Southern Alberta communities," said Cy Elborne, President, Henry Schein Canada. "We are anxious for our customers to know that we are here to help, and encourage practitioners to call our disaster relief hotline."
Henry Schein Canada serves dental practitioners in 14 locations across Canada, including Halifax, NS; Saint John, NB; Vancouver, BC, Victoria, BC; London, ON; Ottawa, ON: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON; Toronto, ON; Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Regina, SK; Winnipeg, MB: Montreal, QC; Quebec City, QC.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health 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 NASDAQ 100® Index, Henry Schein employs more than 15,500 Team Schein Members and serves more than 775,000 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 96,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 110,000 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 25 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $8.9 billion in 2012, and have grown at a compound annual rate of 17 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at www.henryschein.com.
SOURCE: Henry Schein, Inc.
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