SOURCE: Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc.

September 06, 2007 08:29 ET

Southern Home Medical Reports Evangeline Medical Subsidiary Exceeds Monthly Sales Projections in August

SPARTANBURG, SC--(Marketwire - September 6, 2007) - Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (OTC: SHMM) is pleased to announce its subsidiary Evangeline Medical and Nursing Supply, Inc. ("Evangeline Medical"), which consists of three locations in Louisiana, generated combined sales of $86,887 in the month of August. The three branches of Evangeline Medical cover a 200-mile service area in South-Central Louisiana.

Greg Tucker, President and CEO of Southern Home Medical, stated, "Sales for our Evangeline Medical operations exceeded our projections of $80,000 in the month of August, indicating our new acquisitions are poised to contribute ongoing revenue growth to Southern Home."

"Evangeline Medical is a large provider of diabetic footwear in the state of Louisiana," said Tucker. "We service the population within our marketing area with a wide range of diabetic footwear and supplies. In addition, we also provide a full line of medical equipment through our Evangeline locations."

About Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc.

Southern Home Medical is a holding company with a focus on medical equipment and nurse staffing operations. Formed in January 2005, with its principal place of business in Spartanburg, S.C., Southern Home Medical will be expanding its operations through the acquisition of existing durable medical equipment companies and through the start up and support of Encore Medical Staffing businesses on a national level. Southern Home Medical provides "in-home" and nursing home patients with a complete line of medical equipment that includes: oxygen concentrators, semi-electric beds, wheelchairs, CPAPs, BiPAPs, enteral tube feeding, etc. Through its Health & Wellness Division, Southern Home is also poised to move into additional health, wellness, and fitness related businesses to include Ladies Health & Fitness, Inc., a line of company owned and operated fitness centers.


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