Omnicare Changes Date of First Quarter Release and Conference Call

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Omnicare, Inc.

    COVINGTON, Ky., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:  OCR) is
 changing its day it will release its financial results for the quarter ended
 March 31, 2001.  Results for the first quarter will be released on Thursday,
 May 3, 2001 before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange,
 instead of Wednesday, May 2, as previously announced.
     At 11:00 a.m. EDT on that day, Omnicare will hold a conference call to
 discuss the results for the first quarter 2001.  The conference call will be
 available live over the Internet at
 http://www.videonewswire.com/OMNICARE/050301/ , a new URL.  For those unable
 to listen to the live webcast, a replay also will be available on the
 company's Web site at www.omnicare.com . The webcast replay may be accessed by
 clicking on "About Omnicare," then on "Investor Relations" and finally on
 "Conference Calls."  The online replay will be available beginning
 approximately two hours after the completion of the live call and will remain
 available for 10 days.
     Omnicare, based in Covington, Kentucky, is a leading geriatric
 pharmaceutical care company. Omnicare is the nation's largest provider of
 professional pharmacy, related consulting and data management services for
 skilled nursing, assisted living and other institutional health care
 providers. Omnicare also provides comprehensive clinical research services for
 the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in 23 countries worldwide. For
 more information on Omnicare, Inc., visit www.omnicare.com .
     Questions regarding the webcast should be directed to Bill Wherle or
 Lauren Zeillmann of Dan Pinger Public Relations at 513/564-0700.
 
 

SOURCE Omnicare, Inc.
    COVINGTON, Ky., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:  OCR) is
 changing its day it will release its financial results for the quarter ended
 March 31, 2001.  Results for the first quarter will be released on Thursday,
 May 3, 2001 before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange,
 instead of Wednesday, May 2, as previously announced.
     At 11:00 a.m. EDT on that day, Omnicare will hold a conference call to
 discuss the results for the first quarter 2001.  The conference call will be
 available live over the Internet at
 http://www.videonewswire.com/OMNICARE/050301/ , a new URL.  For those unable
 to listen to the live webcast, a replay also will be available on the
 company's Web site at www.omnicare.com . The webcast replay may be accessed by
 clicking on "About Omnicare," then on "Investor Relations" and finally on
 "Conference Calls."  The online replay will be available beginning
 approximately two hours after the completion of the live call and will remain
 available for 10 days.
     Omnicare, based in Covington, Kentucky, is a leading geriatric
 pharmaceutical care company. Omnicare is the nation's largest provider of
 professional pharmacy, related consulting and data management services for
 skilled nursing, assisted living and other institutional health care
 providers. Omnicare also provides comprehensive clinical research services for
 the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in 23 countries worldwide. For
 more information on Omnicare, Inc., visit www.omnicare.com .
     Questions regarding the webcast should be directed to Bill Wherle or
 Lauren Zeillmann of Dan Pinger Public Relations at 513/564-0700.
 
 SOURCE  Omnicare, Inc.