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EMERGENCY NURSES DEPLOYED TO HURRICANE DISASTER AREA BY INTERIM HEALTHCARE

 EMERGENCY NURSES DEPLOYED TO HURRICANE DISASTER AREA
 BY INTERIM HEALTHCARE
 MIAMI, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the nation's largest providers of temporary health care professionals has volunteered to supply its nursing executives from its Ft. Lauderdale corporate headquarters to help meet the pressing medical needs of the Hurricane Andrew victims in South Florida.
 Interim Healthcare, a division otoday.
 Working with the American Red Cross, HRS, local civil defense groups, and area hospitals, volunteer nurses from Interim Healthcare will be in the disaster area today, providing volunteer medical assistance to aid hurricane victims suffering from dehydration, dysentery, or other minor medical emergencies.
 "We wanted to do something immediately to help those in our area hit by this catastrophic disaster," said Ray Marcy, president of Interim Services, Inc., the parent company of Interim Healthcare. "By mobilizing nurses from our own corporate staff, we are trying to meet the immediate needs of the hurricane victims."
 The company is also coordinating a national program looking for physicians and nurses to volunteer their time to help the disaster victims. Interim Healthcare has volunteered to coordinate a national search for these medical volunteers, assist them in their travel to South Florida, and pay for their lodging during their stay.
 Interim Healthcare has also volunteered to be a clearing center for providing nursing volunteers to any hospital, convalescent center, or nursing home in need of emergency volunteers. If you are a Florida- licensed nurse who would like to volunteer, or know of a facility which needs medical volunteer help, call Interim Healthcare at 1-800-937-7665.
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 /CONTACT: Joan Sparks, 407-368-5003, for Interim Services/ CO: Interim Services, Inc. ST: Florida IN: HEA SU:


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