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May 09, 2008

Cross Country Staffing Announces Nurse's Week Event

Cross Country Staffing Announces Nurse's Week Event

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq:CCRN):

What:   National Nurses Week: "Making a Difference Every Day!"
        May 6-12, 2008

        The new Mayor of Boca Raton, Susan Whelchel, will present
        Cross Country Staffing with a Proclamation of Nurse's Week.
        Immediately following the presentation, Cross Country Staffing
        will recognize one of the nominated Registered Nurse employees
        as its 2008 Fellow and induct this person into the Cross
        Country Staffing Nurses Hall of Fame.

        The nominated RNs are:

        Eileen Colman, RN
        Mary Conaway, BSN, RN
        Rachel Crighton, MS, RN
        Bonnie Custen, AS, RN, MLC, CPHRM, LHRM, CLC, CPHA
        Liz Seaman, BSC, RN
        Jean Shinners, PhD(c), MSN, RN, CCRN

        Cross Country Staffing will also announce a scholarship to
        the Christine E. Lynn School of Nursing at Florida Atlantic
        University in the amount of $10,000 in the name of the 2008
        Fellow inducted into the company's Nurses Hall of Fame. This
        award to the FAU Nursing Department will be used to promote
        the nursing profession and provide assistance to a nursing
        student.

When:   Monday, May 12, 2008
        (Florence Nightingale's Birthday)
        11:30 a.m. Eastern Time

Where:  Cross Country Staffing
        6551 Park of Commerce Blvd. NW
        Boca Raton, FL 33487
        561.998.2232

About Cross Country

Cross Country Staffing provides fixed-term and flexible staffing solutions to healthcare facilities nationwide. Focused on nursing and allied healthcare, its solutions are designed to improve overall workforce efficiencies and quality while helping client facilities manage staffing costs. Cross Country Staffing also operates differentiated nurse recruiting brands including Cross Country TravCorps, MedStaff, NovaPro, Cross Country Local and Assignment America to recruit registered nurses and allied healthcare professionals on a domestic and international basis.

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq:CCRN) is a leading provider of nurse and allied staffing services in the United States, a provider of clinical trials services to global pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers, as well as a provider of other human capital management services focused on healthcare. The Company has approximately 4,000 contracts with hospital, pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers, and other healthcare organizations. Additional information about Cross Country Healthcare can be obtained online at www.crosscountryhealthcare.com.

    CONTACT: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., Boca Raton
             Howard A. Goldman, Director/Investor &

             Corporate Relations, 877-686-9779
             hgoldman@crosscountry.com
             or
             Geoff Staub, Managing Director of Marketing
             561-998-2232
             gstaub@crosscountry.com

    SOURCE: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.

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