ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American CareSource Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANCI), a high-growth, urgent and primary care company operating under the name GoNow Doctors, announced today that its NADSAQ ticker will change to "GNOW". The new symbol is anticipated to become effective as of the opening of trading on Friday, September 18, 2015.

"Aligning our stock symbol and brand name is a significant milestone in our plan to develop a premier urgent and primary care company," said Chairman and Acting Chief Executive Officer, John Pappajohn. As previously announced, American CareSource adopted "GoNow Doctors" as its urgent care brand name to effectively communicate its commitment to providing immediate access to comprehensive healthcare. "With our symbol change, we are now well positioned to deliver a clear and consistent message to both the investment public and to the growing number of patients we serve."

About American CareSource Holdings, Inc.

American CareSource Holdings, Inc. owns a growing chain of ten urgent and primary care centers operating under the tradename, GoNow Doctors and an ancillary services network that provides ancillary healthcare services through its nationwide provider network.

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