SOURCE: ALR Technologies, Inc.

April 20, 2006 14:34 ET

HDB Services Group Reaches Agreement With ALR Technologies to Provide the ALRT500 Disease Management Compliance Reminder and Monitoring System to Selected Chronic Care Patient Population

New ALRT500 Can Help the Elderly Remain Independent Much Longer

WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 20, 2006 -- ALR Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: ALRT) is pleased to announce that the HDB Services Group, Inc., based in LaGrange, KY, has selected the ALRT500 Medication Compliance Reminder and Home Health monitoring system for use with its chronic care patient population. HDB Services Group plans to implement the ALRT system in the 3rd quarter of 2006.

According to Steve Stafford, Executive Director of HDB Services Group, "One of the key factors for the elderly to remain independent is for them to be compliant with health and disease management activities and treatments, and noncompliance is prevalent with this population. Noncompliance can be due to memory loss, busy lifestyle as well as the sheer number of actions people must take to stay healthy. We believe the ALRT500 compliance system will help keep them on their regimens and allow for them to remain independent much longer."

"Another value of the ALRT system is that the children of our clients will be able to remotely monitor their parents to see that they're doing what is needed," reports Mr. Stafford.

About HDB Services Group, Inc.

HDB Services Group provides a broad range of services for the elderly and disabled helping them to remain independent and assisting in the transition from career to life after career. HDB Services Group, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization. For additional information visit:

About ALR Technologies, Inc.

ALR Technologies, which specializes in health and disease management products and services, has designed and manufactures medication compliance products and compliance home-monitoring and intervention systems to meet the needs for several targeted user groups. More information on ALR Technologies and its products can be found at

This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to ALR Tech's business, and these statements reflect the current views of ALR Tech with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. When used, the words "estimate," "expect," "anticipate," "believe" and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. There are many factors that could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of ALR Tech and its products to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Further management discussions of risks and uncertainties can be found in the company's quarterly filings with the Securities Exchange Commission.

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