Henry Schein reopens disaster relief hotline

Sept. 1, 2005
Horrific conditions along the Gulf Coast prompt response

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Henry Schein, Inc. has announced that it has reopened its disaster relief hotline for dentists, physicians, and veterinarians who have operational, logistical, or financial issues. The toll-free number for all dental, medical, and veterinary customers, including DENTRIX® Dental Systems customers, and customers of Henry Schein's Caligor Division -- (800) 999-9729 -- is operational and is being staffed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time.

"In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, thousands of our dental, medical, and veterinary customers in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and other states are feeling the effects of this devastating storm," said James P. Breslawski, President and Chief Operating Officer of Henry Schein. "It will take some time for their practices to return to normal operations, and we are committed to assisting them during this difficult period. We encourage our customers in the affected areas to call our hotline with issues that we might be able to help them address. At Henry Schein, our aim is to be a valuable business partner to our customers, and through this hotline, we once again look forward to demonstrating that claim in a meaningful way."