SOURCE: ER Urgent Care Centers

June 10, 2008 09:00 ET

ER Urgent Care Centers Announces the Signing of Texas ER Urgent Care

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - June 10, 2008) - ER Urgent Care Centers (PINKSHEETS: ERUC) is proud to announce it has signed with Richard Joe Ybarra, MD of South Padre Island, Texas to open the first ERUC in Southern Texas. Dr. Ybarra, a prominent south Texas physician since 1984, will own and operate the first of many ER Urgent Care Centers. He will also be an integral part of the expansion project set for this area. Dr. Ybarra is board certified in Emergency room medicine, Family practice, and Sports medicine, with specialties in trauma, cardiac and pediatric life support. A graduate of Baylor University, he has spent all of his life in medicine. He has also been Medical Director of Valley Regional Hospital, Angleton Danbury Hospital, Harlingen Medical Center and University of Texas Brownsville EMT. Dr. Ybarra has also owned his own family practice for over seven years. "We are very proud to join Dr. Ybarra in this joint venture. His reputation in healthcare is exceptional and he will add a great deal of experience to the ERUC organization. The Southern Texas region is in desperate need of urgent care facilities with its significant shortage of emergency rooms," said Mark Solomon, ERUC President. Leases have been signed and the build out will soon be complete. The grand opening will be announced very soon. We look forward to our shareholders visiting the new location.

About ER Urgent Care

ERUC Management Company Inc. operates ER Urgent Care Centers in the South Florida area. The "true, bona-fide," "Urgent Care Center" is a one-stop-shop where patients can receive premier health care, after-hours, at a fraction of the cost of emergency room visits. With the "Urgent Care Center" model emergency rooms will no longer lose money on ER patients with minor injuries and illnesses and the HMOs will no longer have to pay exorbitant claims for non-admitted patients. ER Urgent Care Centers create a win-win situation for everyone, filling the financial and service gap between primary care physicians (PCPs) and hospital emergency rooms.

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Or visit our locations at:

700 Ives Dairy Rd.
North Miami Beach, FL 33179

213 North Federal Highway
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

15463 SW 137th Ave.                    Doctors Family Medical
Kendal, FL 33177                       5535 Memorial Highway
                                       Tampa, FL 33634
1041 71st Street
Miami Beach, FL                        Doctors Family Medical
                                       431 SW Blvd North
                                       St. Petersburg, FL 33703

ER Urgent Care Center Tampa            ER Urgent Care Center St. Petersburg
5535 Memorial Highway #101             431 SW Blvd. North Suite A
Tampa, FL 33634                        St. Petersburg, FL 33703

Soon to open
South Padre Island, Texas

ER Urgent Care Center is a provider for Amerigroup, Avmed, Humana, Aetna, Medicaid/Medipass/Medi-Kids, Total Health Choice, United Health Care, Beech Street, Dimension Health, Assist Card, Cigna, Corvel, Health Insurance Plans and many more.

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