SOURCE: ER Urgent Care Centers

March 11, 2008 16:05 ET

ER Urgent Care Centers Signs Contract With Major Medical Supplier

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - ER Urgent Care Centers (PINKSHEETS: ERUC) (ERUC) is proud to announce that it has signed with Medical Institutional Services to become its sole supplier of medical supplies. Medical Institutional Services (PINKSHEETS: MIHS) (www.missupplies.com) will provide ERUC with supplies at savings of approximately 40% below current pricing structures. They also provide an online ordering network for each center with a 24-hour delivery feature. These savings amount to approximately $80,000 based on the 2007 expense report. "We are very happy with the savings generated by this contract. $80,000 to the bottom line will have a significant impact. The proficiency of supplying centers their medical supplies is also a major factor," said Jerry Miller, ERUC Founder.

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.

For more information visit our Web site at www.erucc.net or sign up for the corporate newsletter at http://www.erucc.net

Or visit our locations at:

700 Ives Dairy Rd.                     1601 Meadowlark Lane
North Miami Beach, FL 33179            Kansas City, KS 66102

213 North Federal Highway              Doctors Family Medical
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009             5535 Memorial Highway
                                       Tampa, FL 33634

15463 SW 137th Ave.                    Doctors Family Medical
Kendal, FL 33177                       431 SW Blvd North
                                       St. Petersburg, FL 33703

1041 71st Street                       ER Urgent Care Center St. Petersburg
Miami Beach, FL                        431 SW Blvd. North Suite A
                                       St. Petersburg, FL 33703
ER Urgent Care Center Tampa
5535 Memorial Highway #101
Tampa, FL 33634

ER Urgent Care Centers 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.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements covered within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of our services and products, statements about future market conditions, supply and demand conditions, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact and involve risks and uncertainties. Our expectations regarding future revenues depend upon our ability to develop and supply products, which we may not produce today and that meet defined specifications. When used in this press release, the words "plan," "expect," "believe," and similar expressions generally identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations. They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, changes in technology and changes in pervasive markets.

For franchising and corporate information please contact us toll free at 1-877-303-3500.

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    1-877-303-3500