tornado damageIn the wake of the devastating tornado in Oklahoma on May 20, 2013, health care supplier Henry Schein Inc, Melville, NY, has mobilized the Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline for those in the dental industry who have been affected by the natural disaster. Henry Schein customers experiencing operational, logistical, or financial issues are urged to call the hotline’s toll-free number, 800-999-9729. Lines will be operational from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. EDT.

“We are all so deeply saddened by the devastating tornado that has struck the Oklahoma City region,” said Stanley Bergman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Henry Schein. “When this kind of natural disaster occurs, it is imperative that we do all we can to help those impacted by such a tragedy. We encourage practitioners to call our hotline, so that we can assist in their recovery as quickly as possible.”

Henry Schein Cares, the company’s corporate social responsibility program, will also donate health care products to support organizations providing relief efforts to citizens in affected communities.