Cross Country Healthcare’s medical professionals fly free to hard-hit New York State
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 14, 2020--
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., (NASDAQ: CCRN), a leading provider of total talent management including workforce solutions, contingent staffing, permanent placement and other consultative services for healthcare clients, is collaborating with JetBlue to provide free flights to healthcare providers traveling to New York to help fight the COVID-19 crisis throughout the state. The airline is also working with many community non-profit partners as well as nongovernment organizations to help get medical professionals and much-needed supplies to the places where they are needed most.
“We are extraordinarily proud of our brave healthcare providers helping to fight COVID-19 on the front lines and we have deep gratitude for these selfless heroes and their sacrifice,” said Kevin Clark, co-founder and CEO of Cross Country Healthcare. “JetBlue’s willingness to assist medical professionals who deserve all of our support in this unprecedented time should be applauded, and we are incredibly grateful. We will work diligently together to get our healthcare professionals to New York where their services are much needed.”
“Air travel remains critical for medical professionals to get them to areas in need,” said Icema Gibbs, director of corporate social responsibility, JetBlue. “We’re New York’s hometown airline and we’re honored to help right in our own backyard. We applaud the healthcare workers who are helping us get through this challenging time and inspiring humanity along the way.”
As part of the program, JetBlue will provide flight support within their network where service is available. Healthcare providers of Cross Country Healthcare interested in the program will submit requests for flights once they have received an active assignment and report date.
Read more about how Cross Country Healthcare and its healthcare workforce are helping in the fight against COVID-19. For more information on JetBlue’s ongoing commitment to Inspiring Humanity and their support during the COVID-19 pandemic, click here.
About Cross Country Healthcare
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (CCH) is a leader in providing total talent management including strategic workforce solutions, contingent staffing, permanent placement and other consultative services for healthcare clients. Leveraging nearly 35 years of expertise and insight, CCH solves complex labor-related challenges for clients while providing high-quality outcomes and exceptional patient care. As a multi-year Best of Staffing® Award winner, CCH is committed to excellence in delivery of its services and was the first public company to earn The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification with Distinction.
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Director, Corporate Communications
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