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South Cameron Memorial Hospital and Calcasieu Oaks Psychiatric Hospital Discontinue Operations as Result of Impending Hurricane Gustav
Date:8/31/2008

MIAMI, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to mandatory evacuations and the approaching Hurricane Gustav, Pacer Health Corporation has discontinued operations at its two Louisiana medical facilities: South Cameron Memorial Hospital (Cameron, LA) and Calcasieu Oaks Psychiatric Hospital (Lake Charles, LA). Effective immediately, both facilities will cease function until post- storm advisements are issued by local and state officials. Facility patients have been safely relocated to non-threatening areas or discharged from the facility. Regular updates including patient and staff relocation and emergency contact numbers can be found on the respective sites, http://www.caloaskhospital.com and http://www.scmhospital.com or by visiting Pacer Health Corporation at http://www.pacerhealth.com. Pacer Health Corporation will re-open both facilities once state officials advise it is safe to do so.

About Pacer Health Corporation

Pacer Health Corporation is a company that focuses on financially distressed businesses in all market segments. Pacer is an owner-operator of acute care hospitals, medical treatment centers and psychiatric care facilities serving non-urban areas as well as a transportation and logistics division that provides trucking/air freight, warehousing and distribution and logistics services throughout the United States. Please visit http://www.pacerhealth.com for more information.

"Forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 may be included in this news release. These statements relate to future events or our future financial performance. They are only predictions and may differ materially from actual future results or events. Pacer Health disclaims any intention or obligation to revise forward- looking statements whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise. Important risk factors - including, but not limited to risks associated with changes in general economic and business conditions (including in the IT and financial information industry), actions of our competitors, the extent to which we are able to develop new services and markets for our services, the time and expense involved in such development activities, the level of market acceptance of our services, and changes in our business strategies - could cause actual results to differ from those contained in forward-looking statements.


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