ALR Technologies and Mercom Capital Group Extend Investor Relations Agreement

Richmond, Virginia, UNITED STATES

WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 5, 2006 -- ALR Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ALRT) is pleased to announce that it has extended its agreement with Mercom Capital Group, llc to continue providing investor relations services for the company.

Stan Cruitt, President of ALR Technologies, states, "Mercom Capital Group has been a great partner for us over the last year and they have done a great job in positioning ALRT in the marketplace. We like Mercom's approach to Investor Relations and the personal attention we receive. Their consulting style is hands-on and goes above and beyond Investor Relations. Their experience and ability in consulting business strategy with management has been an added bonus."

About ALR Technologies, Inc.

ALR Technologies, Inc. (ALRT) specializes in health and disease management products and services, and designs and manufactures health management compliance products and compliance monitoring and intervention systems to meet the needs for several targeted user groups. ALRT's system, branded Constant Health Companion™, fills a serious gap in standard disease management practices in the US. It provides for continued compliance oversight to help keep people healthy, whether they suffer from diabetes, heart disease, asthma, have had an organ transplant or other serious conditions. More information on ALR Technologies and its products can be found at More information about the Constant Health Companion can be found at:

About Mercom Capital Group, llc

Mercom Capital Group is full-service investor relations firm that has been servicing clients in the US markets since 2002. Based in Austin, Texas, Mercom is lead by a management team comprised of highly experienced, sharp and analytical investor relations professionals that can deliver results without sacrificing integrity. Years of experience have given Mercom a keen understanding of the capital market mentality and expectations. Mercom works closely with clients to identify key strategic goals, then designs and implements strategic programs that focus on short- and long-term results.

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This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to ALR Technologies' business, and these statements reflect the current views of ALR Technologies with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. When used, the words "estimate," "expect," "anticipate," "believe" and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. There are many factors that could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of ALR Technologies and its products to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Further management discussions of risks and uncertainties can be found in the company's quarterly filings with the Securities Exchange Commission.

Contact Information: Investor Relations: Mercom Capital Group, llc Tel: 1.512.828.6645 E-mail: Email Contact