MIAMI, Aug. 31 Due to mandatory evacuations and theapproaching Hurricane Gustav, Pacer Health Corporation has discontinuedoperations at its two Louisiana medical facilities: South Cameron MemorialHospital (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 patientshave been safely relocated to non-threatening areas or discharged from thefacility. Regular updates including patient and staff relocation and emergencycontact numbers can be found on the respective sites, www.caloaskhospital.comand www.scmhospital.com or by visiting Pacer Health Corporation atwww.pacerhealth.com. Pacer Health Corporation will re-open both facilitiesonce state officials advise it is safe to do so.
About Pacer Health Corporation
Pacer Health Corporation is a company that focuses on financiallydistressed businesses in all market segments. Pacer is an owner-operator ofacute care hospitals, medical treatment centers and psychiatric carefacilities serving non-urban areas as well as a transportation and logisticsdivision that provides trucking/air freight, warehousing and distribution andlogistics services throughout the United States. Please visithttp://www.pacerhealth.com for more information.
"Forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private SecuritiesLitigation Reform Act of 1995 may be included in this news release. Thesestatements relate to future events or our future financial performance. Theyare only predictions and may differ materially from actual future results orevents. Pacer Health disclaims any intention or obligation to revise forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future developmentsor otherwise. Important risk factors - including, but not limited to risksassociated with changes in general economic and business conditions (includingin the IT and financial information industry), actions of our competitors, theextent to which we are able to develop new services and markets for ourservices, the time and expense involved in such development activities, thelevel of market acceptance of our services, and changes in our businessstrategies - could cause actual results to differ from those contained inforward-looking statements.
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