SOURCE: Monarch Staffing, Inc.

October 09, 2008 09:00 ET

Monarch Staffing, Inc. (MSTF.PK) Awarded New Contract With State of California Department of Mental Health

Extends Relationship Through June 2009

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA--(Marketwire - October 9, 2008) - Monarch Staffing, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MSTF) and its wholly owned subsidiary Drug Consultants, Inc. ("DCI"), a provider of healthcare staffing services, announced the award of a new contract with the State of California Department of Mental Health ("CDMH"). The contract is for Pharmacist-in-Charge, Pharmacist Supervisor, and Pharmacists positions at Napa State Hospital and expires June 30, 2009.

"We are pleased with the contract award at the CDMH. Securing contracts with the Department of Mental Health will allow us to continue to provide pharmacy staffing services to the State of California," commented David Walters, Chairman.

DCI furnishes personnel to perform a range of pharmacy, nursing and other healthcare staffing services in support of the operations of government and commercial facilities, including its largest client, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. DCI has experience in providing its services in rural areas of California where many state facilities are located and healthcare professionals are not readily available.