Toys for Tots Drive 2018

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It’s time for our annual Toys for Tots drive! Every year, 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services (24HRMED) hosts a Toys for Tots drive to give back to the community by collecting toys for less fortunate children, 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! Please make sure toys are new and unwrapped. The drive ends on 12/10/2017. Drop-off your toy donations at: 21700 E Copley Drive Suite 270 Diamond Bar, CA 91765 Every Child Deserves a Little Christmas

Safety Tips for Black Friday Shoppers

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With the holiday season approaching, Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals can help you save money. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, and it is the biggest shopping day of the year. Before you shop in stores or online, here are some safety tips you need to know. Shopping in stores:  ●  Plan by researching 1-2 weeks prior to Black Friday and make a list of stores with the best discounts, and what you want to buy.  ●  If you are the type of shopper who waits long hours in line, you may want to have enough water and snacks with you. It is important to stay hydrated.  ●  Since it’s November, it is going to be cold. Wear warm clothes and bring hand warmers when waiting in long outdoor lines. .  ●  If possible, leave your kids at home. Stores get very crowded during Black Friday, which can cause a child to be lost or kidnapped, sometimes without anyone noticing. Leave your kid with a babysitter or relative. If you choose to shop with …

24HRMED – Where Nurses Come First

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24HRMED provides flexible staffing services such as RNs, LVNs, CNAs, and Allied Health Professionals to meet our employees and clients needs. Credits: Filmed & Edited by: Dario Guerrero Contact info: 310-985-2213 LinkedIn: https://tinyurl.com/y8squo9u Instagram: @superdari0 Created & Directed by: Kaz Newton & Cindy Keo Refer a Healthcare Professional, and you can earn between $50-500!  Call us today at 909-895-8960 or visit here for more information.

Drop, Cover, Hold On!

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On October 18, 2018 at 10:18 a.m., 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services (24HRMED), along with millions across the state, participated in the Great California ShakeOut. 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. To Reduce your Chance of Injury, Remember to Drop, Cover, and Hold On when an Earthquake hits Under shelter: hold on to it with one hand; be ready to move with your shelter if it shifts No shelter: hold on to your head and neck with both arms and hands. DROP where you are, onto your hands and knees. This position protects you from being knocked down and also allows you …

Join in the Fight Against Cancer!

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It’s October, which mean it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! It is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services (24HRMED) challenges you to wear pink every Friday. For every corporate team member who wears pink on Friday, 24HRMED will donate $5 to City of Hope. You can also participate by donating to City of Hope’s Walk for Hope. Help Fundraise for City of Hope’s Walk for Hope Read upcoming information on breast cancer early detection Walk or volunteer for Walk for Hope on Nov. 4 2018 at City of Hope, Duarte CA Tell your friends and family and join us in the fight against cancer! Our history: This cause is deeply rooted in 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services’ history as our founder and CEO Linda Stone is a Breast Cancer Survivor. During her lengthy recuperation, and her personal experience as a breast cancer survivor, she conceived the idea to create a business that focuses on the patient, the healthcare professional, and the hospital. And as a result, she founded 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services in …

Flu Season: Get Vaccinated, It’s Worth a Shot

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It’s flu season! In the United States, “flu season” is common during the fall and winter months. Influenza, commonly known as flu, is “a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.” To prevent the flu, it’s important to get a flu vaccine yearly. Preventing the Flu Get vaccinated Stay at home when you are sick Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze Cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hand Put used tissues in the waste basket Wash your hands frequently Is it the flu or a cold? Flu symptoms is different from the common cold, and it’s important to know the difference between the two. People who have the flu or cold will have some or all these symptoms. Refer a Registered Nurse, and you can earn up to $500!  Call us today at 909-895-8960 or visit here for more information.

24HRMED Annual Team Building Event

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On August 17, 2018, 24HRMED corporate team members headed to Ronald Reagan Park in Diamond Bar for their annual team building event. Although it was hot out, team members were ready to face off one another in multiple team building activities and games. Corporate members were divided into four teams through a random draw. Games included two ice breakers, and a relay. Each team members will work together to solve trivia/riddles, complete a short race, and go head to head in a very competitive game of Jenga. The team with the most points by the end of the games wins. During lunch, our Human Resources manager counted the scores and team The Hammer came out victorious with the highest score! Congrats Team!! After the relay and lunch, many team members bonded by playing basketball, tennis, and volleyball at the nearby courts. 24HRMED values a strong and healthy company culture by building communication and teamwork skills among our employees. “Teamwork makes the dream work.” – unknown Refer a Registered Nurse, and you can earn up to $500!  Call us …

24HRMED Summer 2018 Newsletter

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Check out 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services’ (24HRMED) Summer 2018 Newsletter – Volume 5 Issue 2. Summer is a time for BBQs, weekend trips, and outdoor activities, so it is important that you stay cool and healthy. Read more to get the latest update about what 24HRMED has been up to these past few months. In this issue, 24HRMED received the Top Diversity Partner Award, 24HRMED Success Institute Graduation, Summer Tips, and Travel Nursing Packing Tips. Also in this edition, we welcome five new members to the 24HRMED Team! Click Here to Read More

Allergy Season 2018

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It’s allergy season! Allergy season starts in spring and lasts through early summer. What is an allergy? Allergy occurs when your immune system reacts to harmless substances in the environment. Allergies exist in many different forms such as food allergies, skin allergies, house dust mites, pet hair, and many more. But, the most common are seasonal allergies – mold and tree, grass, and weed pollen. Symptoms Common symptoms are sneezing, itching, watery eyes, runny nose, and nasal congestion. For some who might have an underlying asthma, they can experience shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness. How can you prevent allergies or minimize exposure? Keep windows and doors shut at home and in your car. Avoid pollen by checking weather reports for pollen count. Levels are usually highest in the morning. Take a shower and change your clothes after working or spending time outdoors. Dust mites are everywhere especially on mattresses, pillows, and soft bedding. Wash sheets and pillowcases at least once a week. Wash comforters and bedspreads every one to two months. There is medication that you can find …