24HRMED Toys for Tots

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It’s that time of year again when the weather turns cooler, leaves are changing color, and with the holiday seasons approaching, it’s a time when 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services (24HRMED) employees come together to give back to the community for our yearly Toys for Tots drive. Every year, 24HRMED hosts a Toys for Tots drive, and you’re invited to join us in collecting toys for children this holiday season. Tell your friends and family to come down to drop-off toys, as we are an official drop-off location! When you donate a toy, you get a raffle ticket to be entered for a prize. Please see HR before dropping off your toy. Please make sure toys are new and unwrapped. The drive ends on 12/18/2017. Drop-off your toy donations at: 21700 E Copley Drive Suite 270 Diamond Bar, CA 91765

24HRMED Raised $1,371 for the Fight Against Breast Cancer!

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For the month of October, 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services (24HRMED) team members wore pink on Fridays to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness for the disease. So, for every team member who wore pink on Fridays, 24HRMED would donate $5 towards the cause. 24HRMED CEO & President Linda Stone is breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed in 1997. She has now been cancer free for 17 years. During lengthy recuperation, and her personal experience as a breast cancer survivor, she conceived the idea to create a business that focuses on the patient and the hospital. As a result, 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services was founded in 2000. Knowing that this cause is deeply rooted in the history of 24HRMED, employees and the community came together to raise a total of $1,371 – all donations were given the City of Hope. City of Hope is a world leader in research and treatment for cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases. Thank you everyone who supported, donated, and participated …

Great California ShakeOut 2017

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24-Hour Medical Staffing Services (24HRMED), along with millions across the state, participated in the Great California ShakeOut. “Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 a.m. on October 19 during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008.” Not only is the Great California ShakeOut an annual drill to inform, prepare, respond, and recover in the event of a disaster, but also for communities, schools, and organizations to review and update their emergency preparedness. Also, California has a higher risk of earthquakes due to the infamous San Andreas Fault line.  24HRMED’s Emergency Evacuation Plan details procedures in the event of a fire, earthquake, explosion, disaster, or medical emergencies. The purpose of the Emergency Evacuation Plan is to ensure that, during an emergency, 24HRMED employees exit quickly and safely. In MOST situations, you will reduce your chance of injury if you: DROP where you are, onto your hands and knees. This position protects you from being knocked down and also allows you to stay low and crawl to shelter if nearby. COVER your head and …

Healthy Habits to Prevent the Flu

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The beginning of fall marks the beginning of flu season. While the flu can be year-round, it is most common during fall and winter, and can last through February or as late as May. Here are some healthy habits to protect yourself from the flu during flu season. Avoid Close Contact with People Who Are Sick Try to avoid close contact with those who are sick. If you are sick, keep your distance to prevent others around you from getting sick too. Stay Home If You Are Sick Rest up! If you’re sick, stay at home. Get at least 7-8 hours of sleep. Not getting enough sleep will lower your immune system. Cover Your Mouth and Nose Cover your cough and sneezes with a tissue. If you cough or sneeze into your hands, clean your hands with soap and water. If you’re traveling, or going out with friends and family, keep some hand sanitizers with you. Clean Your Hands Wash your hands frequently with soup and water for 20 seconds. Sanitize Your Office Space Keep …

Healthy Fruits & Vegetables to Prevent Dehydration

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During summer, there are many activities to do with your friends and family. It’s common to go on a family picnic, go to the beach, park, or having a barbecue in your backyard. But excessive heat exposure can cause conditions such as heat exhaustion and sunstroke due to dehydration. It is very important to drink a lot of water during summer to stay hydrated. Eating healthy food that is high in water content replenishes your body without any artificial flavors. If you’re feeling hungry or looking for a snack, here are some healthy fruits and vegetables that are high in water content, which will keep you cool and refreshed.   Bell Peppers Raw colorful bell peppers contain 92% water, and are loaded with various vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin K1, potassium, & folate. Blueberries Blueberries contain 85% water content, and it is also a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, and manganese. Broccoli Broccoli contains 89% water content. Other health benefits of broccoli include lowering the risk …

2017 24HRMED Kick-Off Meeting

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On Jan. 25, 2017, 24 Hour Medical Staffing Services, LLC (24HRMED) hosted their kick-off meeting. Corporate employees gather together to highlight the previous year’s accomplishments and goals for 2017 fiscal year. After Breakfast, we started off the day with CEO & President Linda Stone giving a welcome message, followed by inspirational speaker, Richard Hoag. Richard Hoag’s speech was motivating and interactive. Next, each department presented their accomplishments, goals, and updates for 2017. Our first presentation was by Sales Delivery Manager Myrna Lavapie. She also introduced her current, and new team members who joined our 24HRMED family in 2016. After, CEO & President Linda Stone presented the overall company goals and objectives, as well as a brief introduction of her Marketing & Operations team members. Finally, Chief Financial Officer Darryl Stone and his team members provided goals and updates for their department.   Next on the agenda, Awards! Each year, awards are given to corporate employees to celebrate their accomplishments and contribution to 24HRMED. Awards were given out by CEO & President Linda Stone, Chief Financial Officer Darryl Stone, and Client Delivery …

Black Friday Shopping Tips

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Thanksgiving is a time to get together with friends & families to enjoy a wonderful feast and express gratitude for what we are thankful for. But after that wonderful meal, it’s time for Black Friday shopping. Black Friday is usually the day after Thanksgiving, but over the past couple of years, Black Friday starts as early as 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Here is a list of tips to remember before shopping on Black Friday. Make a shopping list ahead of time. Prepare a list of items that you plan on purchasing. You can also visit the store you plan to go to ahead of time. By visiting beforehand, you can take notes on which aisle the item is located at. Thus when shopping on Black Friday, you will be able to grab your item quickly and check-out before the lines gets longer. Do not buy more than what you can carry. If you plan to buy a lot, bring a friend or family member. Walking to and from your car. Make sure you are aware of …