List of Freebies for Nurses During the COVID-19 Crisis & Nurses Week 2020
For all I’ve accomplished in the last 15 years of my nursing career, I feel like I deserve a free coffee every once in a while. I have police friends that constantly receive free meals, donuts, and coffee throughout the community, and I always thought, "when is it the nurse's turn?" Well, my friends, it took a pandemic crisis, but we got our chance for freebies. If you love gifts, it's time to receive one – you deserve it for stepping up during this crisis! We searched the internet and found everything from socks to coffee, all for free!
Note that several companies out there are donating PPE, money, and their generosity of time. These are mainly deals that give healthcare providers a little something to enjoy during this stressful time.
PLEASE NOTE: None of the below companies have paid for our mention of them or their offerings. We recognize this is a trying time for all involved especially nurses and we are simply trying to maintain a list of viable companies offering special discounts or freebie opportunities.
ALSO PLEASE NOTE: We at RegisteredNursing.org honor all the essential workers on the frontlines from healthcare professionals to grocery clerks to truck drivers and everyone in between. Most of the deals in the piece are available to frontline healthcare workers, but as our website is geared toward nurses, that is naturally the focus. Please know that we see you all, we honor you all, and none of us would be getting through this without you! READ HEALTHCARE IS A TEAM SPORT.
UPDATE: December 2020
With the recent surge in COVID cases across the country, some companies are now re-activating their discounts and freebies for nurses and other frontline healthcare workers. For example:
For the ENTIRE month of December 2020, nurses and other frontline workers can receive a free tall brewed coffee (hot or iced) from Starbucks. According to their webpage, anyone who identifies as a frontline worker is eligible for this freebie, including doctors, nurses, public health workers, pharmacists, dispatchers, firefighters, paramedics, EMTs, law enforcement officers, dentists and dental hygienists, mental health workers (therapist, psychologist, social worker, counselor, etc.), hospital staff such as janitor/housekeeping/security, military on active duty, contact tracers, vaccine and pharmaceutical researchers, pilots, flight attendants, TSA, and medical researchers.
National Nurses Week 2020
National Nurses Week 2020 kicks off on Wednesday, May 6, which is National Nurses Day, and wraps up on Tuesday, May 12; unfortunately falling amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. During this period, many companies and restaurants are offering special deals to nurses. Pay close attention to regional or local deals in your neck of the woods, or peruse our deals below, which are updated daily and may not be specific to Nurses Day or Week (though we will notate when there is an expiration date on the deal). We salute you, nurses – Happy National Nurses Week!
RELATED: Nurses Week 2020: What Nurses Want
Free Travel to the Frontlines
DEAL ENDED. If you are familiar with Airbnb, you know that it is typically an online method of booking a place to stay on vacation. Hosts of Airbnb housing are taking a hit economically during this time. However, Airbnb has turned their misfortune into a place for healthcare workers to "stay close to their patients and safely distanced from their own families." When you book a frontline stay, Airbnb will waive all their fees up to the first 100K responders invited to book until May 31, 2020.
DEAL ENDED. No, it's not a vacation. Delta Airlines is flying eligible medical volunteers round-trip for free to Georgia, Louisiana, and Michigan. Flights will be offered through June 30. More places are added weekly.
DEAL ENDED. Greyhound is offering 2 free one-way Road Rewards bus tickets to nurses, doctors, first responders, and morticians who are volunteering to help fight COVID-19 and need to travel to their volunteer site. Tickets must be issued and travel completed by June 30. For more details, visit the link above.
DEAL ENDED. Hilton Hotels, in collaboration with American Express, is donating up to 1 million free hotel room nights across the U.S. to nurses, doctors, EMTs, paramedics, and other frontline healthcare staff who may need a place to sleep or isolate from their families during this pandemic. This offer will be good from April 13 until the end of May.
JetBlue Airlines is providing flights to help get medical workers and supplies to where they need to go to fight this pandemic. Visit the link above for more information.
DEAL ENDED. First responders, healthcare, and transit workers can take 30-minute Lyft scooter rides for free through the end of May. This offer is good in the following cities: Austin, Denver, Los Angeles, Metro DC, San Diego, and Santa Monica.
Marriott Hotels, in collaboration with American Express and JPMorgan Chase, has started a new initiative called Rooms for Responders which will provide $10 million in hotel stays for doctors and nurses leading the fight against COVID-19. Hotel rooms will be provided in impacted areas including NYC, New Orleans, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C. and Newark, N.J. The American College of Emergency Physicians and the Emergency Nurses Association will help Marriott match doctors and nurses with free accommodations at participating hotels. In addition to this, Marriott has also launched the Community Caregiver Program to provide significantly discounted hotel rates to first responders and healthcare professionals who want to book hotel stays in close proximity to the hospitals they work in.
OYO Hotels and Homes is offering free hotel room stays in the U.S. to nurses, doctors, and other medical first responders fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. Valid, active medical ID required. Call (+1) 628-213-7020 (code: OYO4FIRSTRESPONDERS) to get a reservation for your nearest OYO.
Red Roof Inn
DEAL ENDED. Through May 31, Red Roof Inn is donating a limited number of available rooms to first responders including nurses, doctors, firefighters, police, and emergency medical providers. Call a participating hotel directly to book. Red Roof Inn also always offers a 20% discount to first responders. Find out more on the link above.
Spin is offering free 30-minute scooter rides and helmets to frontline healthcare workers including nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and aides through June 30. This offer is available in multiple cities – see the link for more information.
Have you ever used Uber? It's a ride service most people use to go out for a night on the town and not have to worry about parking or driving home. However, in times like this Uber is offering free transportation for healthcare workers between patient's homes (for homecare nurses) and healthcare facilities. Also, free rides for patients with Uber Health and free food with Uber Eats!
All essential workers who are Wyndham Rewards members (it’s free to sign up if you aren’t already a member) will be given a complimentary GOLD membership upgrade. GOLD perks include accelerated points earning on stays at Wyndham properties, preferred room choice, late checkout, and more.
BP/Amoco Gas Stations
DEAL ENDED. BP and Amoco gas stations are offering a 50 cent per gallon discount for nurses, first responders, doctors, and hospital workers to use on their next fill-up. Just verify your community status via ID.me to get a discount code to use at the pump (claim your code by May 7…see link for more details).
Choice Hotels is offering a “Choice Cares” special rate for nurses, doctors, paramedics, firefighters, food/agriculture workers, transit employees, and others outlined by CISA guidelines. Up to 9 nights can be booked with the special rate.
Furnished Quarters couldn’t be more grateful for the work of healthcare professionals in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. They are also happy to be able to provide a place to call home during necessary travel – and at a significant discount, starting at just $89/day. Temporary apartment accommodations are available in San Francisco, Boston, and New York metro areas. Follow the link above to fill out a reservation request and to find out more information.
Great Wolf Lodge
Nurses can also take advantage of Great Wolf Lodge’s Howling Heroes Discount to receive 30% off between June 16 and December 31, 2020 – just use promo code HEROES.
Hotwire is offering an extra 12% off their Hot Rate® car and hotel deals to nurses, medical personnel, and first responders through June 30. Find out more at the link.
DEAL ENDED. Medical staff, first responders, firefighters, police, military, and emergency response teams can receive a 20% discount on a stay at Motel 6. Book your room for a stay through June 30 to take advantage of this offer. See the link above for more details including how to book.
RLH Coporation Hotels
DEAL ENDED. Book by May 15 and nurses as well as other essential workers can receive 50% off stays at RLH Corporation branded hotels (such as Red Lion, Hotel RL, Americas Best Value Inn, and more) through June 30. Follow the link above to find out more and book.
Sonder is offering 40% off private rental stays longer than 14 days to travel nurses. To check out Sonder amenities, available cities, and to book your discounted stay, check out the link above.
The Venetian Las Vegas
DEAL ENDED. The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas is offering a complimentary night to essential workers and a Friends & Family rate for additional nights. Book by 8/31/20 for stays through 12/29/20. More info can be found at the link.
Wild Lotus Camp
DEAL ENDED. Wild Lotus Camp in Antigua is offering healthcare workers a 30% discount off a future 7-day glamping holiday. Find more details and inquire about dates at the link.
Free Apparel, Goods & Services
AAA is offering free Roadside Assistance services to medical personnel and first responders. These individuals can receive help with vehicle breakdowns, battery problems, or flat tires by calling 1-800-400-4222. PLEASE NOTE: may not be available in every state. Contact AAA for more details.
Achieve Test Prep
Achieve Test Prep is offering a free 1.5 hour virtual online class entitled “Introduction to Fundamentals of Nursing”. The class features a live instructor and is offered at multiple dates and times to accommodate a wide variety of schedules. Fill out the form on the link to get started.
American Nurses Association
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is providing a free, on-demand webinar for RNs entitled “Be Confident Protecting Yourself and Providing the Best Care to Your Patients During this COVID-19 Pandemic”. Register for the 68-minute webinar on the link above.
AT&T has announced that it will be offering nurses and physicians 3 free months on their FirstNet Mobile – Responder plan. Nurses and physicians already on the FirstNet plan will automatically receive a 3-month service credit on a smartphone or tablet line of service. Starting April 13, new nurse and physician subscribers are eligible for 3 free months of service, plus a $200 activation credit when activating a new FirstNet Ready smartphone on a new FirstNet Mobile – Responder plan. FirstNet is the only nationwide high-speed broadband communications platform built specifically for America’s first responders.
DEAL LIMIT REACHED. Avanza Skin is donating free skincare kits to frontline healthcare workers in the U.S. while supplies last. To receive one, email [email protected] to tell them your story along with your name, your job title, and a photo of your credentials.
DEAL ENDED. Barco is a healthcare apparel company that is offering to donate 10,000 scrubs each month for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic to professionals on the front lines. All you have to do is go to their website and request a donation (minimum of 50 sets required).
DEAL ENDED. Starting April 24, footwear company Bearpaw will be accepting nominations to give out 2,000 pairs of slippers to thank healthcare workers. Nominations end on June 19.
BJ’s Wholesale Club is introducing a dedicated shopping hour for healthcare workers and first responders. Starting April 19, these individuals can shop every Sunday from 8am-9am – no membership required. BJ’s is also offering a free 4-month membership to healthcare workers and first responders. Show your badge/ID to take advantage of these offers.
Frontline healthcare workers can receive a free month of premium access to Care.com services to get help with caring for children, elderly parents, and pets. This includes unlimited messaging with caregivers.
DEAL ENDED. One of the largest U.S. suppliers of scrubs, Careismatic Brands, is donating $1 million in Cherokee and Dickies scrubs in increments of 12-120 units to hospitals for frontline healthcare workers. To receive a donation, hospital executives will need to email [email protected] and include the hospital name, hospital contact person and cell phone number, hospital delivery address, and the quantity requested for each women’s, men’s, and unisex scrubs, plus the size range needed in tops, pants, and jackets in each size (regular, petite, tall in XXS/S/M/L/XL/2X/3X/4X/5X). Careismatic Brands will do their best to accommodate these requests based on inventory and availability.
DEAL ENDED. U.S.-based healthcare professionals and first responders can receive a new or refurbished chiliPAD, a temperature-controlled mattress pad. This offer is good through May 31, while supplies last.
A free 30-day membership is available to those who are working the frontlines in NYC. Citi Bike offers frontline workers (including transit employees and first responders) unlimited 45-minute trips on their classic bikes and ebikes for 30 days.
The bulk goods warehouse store Costco is temporarily offering priority access to members who are healthcare workers and first responders. Just present your Costco membership card and official identification of your role to move to the front of the line.
Covid Rangers is a network of volunteers who are providing healthcare professionals with PPE such as mask covers, face shields, and ear guards. Check out the page for more details.
DEAL ENDED. Crocs, the company that creates popular shoes for healthcare providers, is donating 10,000 shoes a day. All you have to do is go to the Crocs website and get in line at 12 p.m. ET for each day’s giveaway.
Cub Cadet has partnered with TaskEasy to provide one month of free lawn service to nurses, doctors, and first responders on the COVID frontlines. Verify your status at the link to get started. Applications are on a first-come, first-served basis through June 30 while supplies last – see link for more information. UPDATE 5/13: Waitlist only.
UPDATE: Due to an overwhelming response, the hand sanitizer cap has been met, but Curie is now offering 20% off to nurses with code HEALTHHEROES.
Original Entry: Nominate an essential worker (nurse, doctor, grocery clerk, delivery driver, etc.) to receive hand sanitizer from Curie while supplies last.
Dave & Buster’s
Dave & Buster’s is giving out free $10 Game Cards to all first responders and healthcare professionals. See the link for more details.
DEAL LIMIT REACHED. Dearfoams is giving away free slippers to healthcare workers to make their time off a little cozier. Sign up on their website. Dearfoams has also committed to donating 100,000 face masks to healthcare heroes.
Clothing company DHVANI has a goal to get a free mask to every American, especially frontline healthcare workers. Follow the instructions on the link to claim your free mask, and be sure to click the appropriate box if you are a healthcare professional or essential worker.
Donate Beauty is a platform that facilitates beauty product donations to healthcare workers on the COVID-19 frontlines. To request a donation for your team, follow the instructions on their link.
Dr. Scholl’s is donating 100,000 pairs of insoles to healthcare workers across the country. Hospitals can email [email protected] to submit a request for their medical staff.
European Wax Center
Through July 31, frontline heroes can receive a free wax service from European Wax Center locations. Register on the link provided to receive a certificate to use when your local center reopens.
Charitable organization First Descents has paired with the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation to offer FREE adventure trips to frontline healthcare professionals working on behalf of COVID-19 as part of their “Hero Recharge” program, to take place in the late summer/fall (or whenever public health directives permit). These trips will focus on rock climbing, kayaking, rafting, paddle boarding, mountain biking, yoga, and surfing. No prior experience is required and all equipment, lodging, food, instruction, etc. will be provided. To apply, fill out the inquiry form on the link above.
Any healthcare worker on the COVID-19 frontlines can receive a free pair of shoes from FJOLK. Email [email protected] for a pair of shoes from the FJOLK community.
DEAL ENDED. GE Appliances has partnered with the United Way Worldwide to donate thousands of appliances to healthcare workers and first responders as well as hospitals, fire stations, etc. Donations are needs-based. Fill out the application on the link to get started.
Global Healing Vitamins
DEAL LIMIT REACHED. Frontline healthcare workers and first responders can receive a product of their choice, free of charge, from Global Healing Vitamins. Just fill out the form on their webpage.
3-D printer company Glowforge is making and offering free Ear Savers to frontline workers including nurses, doctors, retail workers, delivery workers, sanitation workers, and others who must wear a mask. Ear Savers are designed to take pressure and friction off the ears while wearing face masks. Fill out a request on their webpage.
DEAL ENDED. During the month of May, frontline healthcare workers, EMTs, police, and firefighters can file both federal and state tax returns for free with H&R Block’s Tax Pro Go. You will need to upload a photo of your work ID. See the link for more details.
DEAL LIMIT REACHED. Working in NYC? Hertz will give you a free rental car for an entire month. Go to their website to apply.
Intelycare is offering a 100% free COVID-19 Nurse Training Certification for nursing professionals. At the completion of the training, you will also receive one free contact hour.
Healthcare workers have a chance at a free pair of JINS Eyewear glasses by entering their details at the link provided. Offer good while supplies last. UPDATE: due to an overwhelming response, JINS will now choose 5 people per day for this freebie.
DEAL ENDED. Kizik Shoes is donating 1,000 free pairs of hands-free shoes to nurses and doctors leading the fight against COVID-19. To request a free pair, fill out the form on their webpage. Form closes April 24 at 11:59pm MT. Selected recipients will be contacted by May 1.
DEAL ENDED. Nominate your favorite nurse to win a Knack Pack in honor of Nurses Week. Fill out the form on the link – Knack will choose one winner per day.
Masks by Decor8 Interiors
We (Bryce Hall – Founder of RegisteredNursing.org) have spoken directly with Decor8 Interiors Management and they have done a wonderful job of helping the healthcare industry during this time of need. Please see the below direct quote from the ownership:
“Due to overwhelming demand, our current shipping date for freebie masks is about 9 weeks out from the date of request. If you need a mask right away, or if you’d like additional masks for loved ones — masks are available for purchase via our website, and we are shipping orders within 1-2 days. For readers of RegisteredNursing.org, we are offering a special discount code. Use REGISTEREDNURSINGORG during checkout for 18% off your order. Each mask sold sponsors the donation of a mask to a healthcare professional or first responder.”
COVID-19 frontline workers including nurses, doctors, healthcare professionals, and first responders can receive a free mask by filling out the form over at Masks by Decor8 Interiors. Note that this is on a first-come, first-served basis and there may be some lead time on shipping based on demand.
If you are a healthcare worker in need of a mask, Mask Match will try to connect you with someone who has masks to donate. Fill out the “I need masks” form to get started.
DEAL ENDED – but you can still use code SAVE25 for 25% off!
You deserve a good night’s sleep! Mattress Firm is giving away up to 1,000 free pillows each day to workers in the healthcare community through April 15. The giveaway will be on their webpage at 10 a.m. CDT each day through the promotional period.
DEAL ENDED. As of April 16, Mazda has implemented the Essential Car Care Program, providing free standard oil changes and enhanced cleaning services for U.S. healthcare workers at participating dealers nationwide. Note that this deal is NOT limited to Mazda owners, and makes and models from many other manufacturers are included. This offer is good through June 1. Find more details at the link.
DEAL ENDED. Nursing.com has rolled out a series of services to support students and educators impacted by COVID-19 closures. Nursing students can take advantage of a 36% discount plus a 7-day free trial to Nursing Student Academy, which includes video lessons, nursing cheat sheets, NCLEX test prep questions, 3D anatomy models, and much more. Valid for new sign-ups through May 31.
Nurses, first responders, and medical providers can join Overstock.com’s Club O for free (usually $19.95 per year). Club O members receive free returns, a price match guarantee, rewards, free shipping, and more. Sign up at the link to get started.
Emergency preparedness company Preppi is donating N95 masks to healthcare workers in need. Fill out the donation request form on their page.
Print For The Cure
Print For The Cure is matching essential workers with PPE, including face shields, mask straps, door openers, and more. Submit a request at the link.
DEAL ENDED. Progressive Insurance is offering a $25 Uber Eats card to medical professionals and first responders (if there are 2 drivers in the household, you can receive a $50 card!). Open to both Progressive members and non-members: if you are a member, you should automatically have received an email with the code. If you are a non-member, fill out the form on the link above.
UPDATE 5/22: Publix is now open daily from 7am – 9pm and the pharmacy has returned to regular hours – special shopping hours have been discontinued. ORIGINAL ENTRY: As of April 16 and until further notice, grocery store Publix has designated Thursday evenings, 8pm – 9pm, and Friday mornings, 7am – 8am, as special shopping hours for first responders and hospital staff. The Publix pharmacy will also be open during these hours.
Puracy is working to secure supplies including soap, sanitizer, and other hygiene products for frontline healthcare workers, hospital staff, nursing homes, and more. Fill out the donation form at the link to make a request for your medical facility.
RexPay has partnered with The Wellnus Company to donate sanitizing hand wipes to healthcare providers. They can also help procure other necessary PPE for providers in need. Fill out the form on their webpage to get started.
Bulk goods clubhouse Sam’s Club has announced that starting on April 19, it will implement “Hero Hours” for healthcare workers and first responders, which will take place every Sunday from 8am-10am. No membership will be required for Hero Hours and Sam’s Club will provide masks to wear in-store. Please note that spouses and other family members or guests will not be allowed in the store for Hero Hours.
Samsung is offering free repairs on Samsung phones, including cracked screens and battery replacements, to frontline healthcare workers with valid ID, including nurses, doctors, hospital workers, EMTs, police officers, and firefighters. Offer is good through June 30 while supplies last – follow the instructions on their webpage to get started.
Essential front-line healthcare workers can receive a free 3-month subscription to Sittercity Premium. Sittercity provides tools to help build a child care support network, including detailed sitter profiles, interview scheduling, background check options, and more.
Sprint is offering free expedited shipping, waived activation fees on Sprint.com, and Sprint Perks to healthcare workers on the front lines. See link for more details.
For every pair of sunglasses sold, Sunski is making and donating a pair of protective goggles to healthcare professionals. Fill out the form on the link to request a pair for yourself or your facility.
Template Ready is offering their most popular medical symbol PowerPoint template for free to nurses and healthcare professionals.
DEAL LIMIT REACHED. Intimate apparel company Third Love is offering free bras to U.S. healthcare professionals. Take the Fit Finder® to confirm your size and email proof of your hospital affiliation (photo of badge, hospital email, etc.), your name, size, email, and mailing address to [email protected] Items are first-come, first-served.
Tide is offering free laundry services and dry cleaning to the families (defined as ‘next of kin’ e.g. same household/address) of frontline responders including nurses, doctors, paramedics, hospital/medical staff, medical researchers, police officers, and firefighters. The offer is good in participating cities through June 28. See the link for more details.
DEAL ENDED. Shoe brand Tieks is giving frontline healthcare workers, first responders, and military service members a $100 gift card through July 15. Verify at the link above to receive your unique code for $100 off your next Tieks order!
Trust & Will
Get the peace of mind of knowing that your will has been completed. Trust & Will, an online service providing legal forms, is offering a free individual or couple’s will (up to $129 value) to frontline healthcare workers. Follow the directions on the link provided to receive the special code.
DEAL LIMIT REACHED. Apparel company Universal Standard is offering a free piece of clothing from their Foundation line of soft tees, bodysuits, and tanks to nurses, doctors, and medical workers in the U.S. while supplies last. Email a photo of your credential to [email protected] to receive this offer.
DEAL LIMIT REACHED. Nurses and healthcare professionals can receive a free bottle of Verima CBD lotion by registering and getting in line on their website at 12pm ET. Daily limits apply.
Vohra Wound Care
Increase your knowledge base and further your career with a free education module from Vohra Wound Care Certification, the leader in the wound care specialty field. Designed by wound care physicians from the largest active wound management group in the US, the first course (“Acute & Chronic Wounds”) is completely free for nurses on the front lines of COVID-19. To complete the full course and receive your wound care certificate and 20 CNE credits, use promo code “COVIDNURSE50” for a $50 discount on any educational package.
DEAL ENDED. Online shoe retailer Zappos is honoring essential worker heroes (including nurses!) by selecting one winner per day through May 11 to receive a $250 Zappos gift card. Follow the directions to nominate a hero over on their webpage.
Discounts on Apparel, Goods & Services
Healthcare workers can receive a 30% discount on brandable 4Ears mask buttons from BibBoards. Shop their designs or create your own. Use code THANKYOU30 to receive the discount.
Nurses, medical professionals, first responders, and military can receive a 40% discount over at Adidas. Verify with ID.me to receive your discount.
DEAL ENDED. Asics is offering 60% off all full-priced products in their online store to medical professionals and first responders. Register and follow the directions on their webpage to receive this deal.
Nurses, first responders, military, teachers, and students can receive 15% off baby carriers, blankets, and more at Baby Tula. Verify your status at the link to get started.
Big Blanket Co.
Healthcare, emergency, and essential service workers can receive $40 off their entire order at Big Blanket Co. Just use code HEALTHCARE40 to receive this offer.
DEAL ENDED. Retail company Big Lots is offering a 15% discount off everything for medical professionals, first responders, and active military/veterans. Just show your badge or work/military ID or use code BIGHEROES online. Offer good through May 31.
BlanQuil, makers of weighted blankets, are offering a 50% discount to healthcare workers, first responders, and military service members. Complete the verification on their webpage to receive your discount.
Healthcare professionals can receive a 30% discount on merino wool apparel from Bleets – perfect for wearing under scrubs. Enter code “HEROES” at checkout.
DEAL ENDED. Caliber Collision is offering contact-less pickup and delivery as well as up to $500 deductible assistance to medical professionals and first responders. They will also arrange for a free rental car through Enterprise Rental while your car is being repaired if you don’t have rental coverage. This program is available through May 31.
Apparel company Carhartt is offering nurses, military, and first responders a 25% discount. Verify your status online to receive the deal, or show your valid ID card at a Carhartt-owned retail location.
Footwear brand Clarks is offering a limited-time 50% discount off one pair of shoes for nurses and medical professionals. Verify with ID.me on their webpage to receive your discount.
Clove is a healthcare apparel company. They are offering free compression socks with every Clove purchase. Just add a pair of socks to a cart containing shoes, and use code WITHLOVE for the discount to properly apply.
Healthcare workers, military, and teachers can receive a 20% discount at bag and purse retailer Dagne Dover. Fill out the form on their webpage to receive your discount code.
Danform Shoes is offering a 20% discount off footwear to healthcare professionals including nurses, doctors, and medical workers across the country. Offer applies to online sales only during store closure. Use code SUPERHERO20 at checkout.
DEAL ENDED. Popular retailer Dollar General is offering a 10% discount on qualifying purchases to all medical personnel, first responders, and activated National Guardsmen. Just present your employer badge or ID. This offer is currently good through April 30, 2020.
Eagle Creek is offering a 50% discount on bags and gear to U.S. healthcare workers, first responders, and military. Visit the link above to verify your status and get more information.
DEAL ENDED. Emma Mattress is offering an additional 10% off any order to healthcare workers. Just email [email protected] and attach any proof of employment such as a work badge or ID.
DEAL ENDED. Apparel company ENELL is offering 50% off bras for healthcare workers, first responders, and teachers through May 30. Follow directions on the link to receive the discount.
Attention parents! Nurses, first responders, military, and teachers can receive a 20% discount on baby carriers, diaper bags, and more from Ergobaby. Verify your status at the link to get started.
Firestone Complete Auto Care
DEAL ENDED. Firestone Complete Auto Care locations are offering a 50% discount on oil changes for essential service providers, including medical professionals, caregivers, first responders, military, grocery store employees, and food delivery services. This offer is good through May 15.
Gabe’s Stores are offering a 15% employee savings to medical professionals, first responders, police, fire, and military personnel. The discount can be used toward personal care items, scrubs, cleaning supplies, antibacterial soaps, baby and pet care, and more. Offer valid through July 5.
DEAL ENDED. Bra company Handful is offering a 40% discount to healthcare workers and first responders. Fill out the form on their webpage to receive your special discount code. Offer good through May 30.
Nurses, medical staff, first responders, and U.S. stationed armed service members can receive 50% off HELM True Wireless 5 Headphones at HELM Audio. Verify your status at the link to get started.
Nurses and teachers can take $10 off their first $20 purchase at HSN. Just verify your status to get started.
JanSport is offering a 50% discount off backpacks, bags, and accessories to U.S. healthcare workers, first responders, and military members. Verify your status and find more details at the link above. Offer is good through June 30.
Apparel company L.L. Bean is offering a special 15% discount to medical professionals in the U.S. including nurses, doctors, technicians, hospital workers, and more. Offer valid through Sunday, February 28, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Verify your eligibility at the link.
Furniture company Love Sac is offering an extra 5% off to nurses, doctors, first responders, military, and teachers. Verify yours status at the link.
Bedding company Malouf is offering a 35% discount off anything on their website to healthcare professionals. Fill out your info on the link provided to get started.
Medical workers can receive a 30% discount on Medelita scrubs by using code FRONTLINES at checkout.
Outdoor shoe and apparel company Merrell is offering a 20% discount to nurses, first responders, and military members. Verify your status on the link to get started.
For a limited time, Nike has increased its U.S. first responder and medical professional discount to 20% off. Verify your status on their webpage to receive your discount code.
The North Face
Apparel company The North Face will be offering a 50% discount off non-sale items to healthcare workers in the U.S. through December 31, 2020 (good online and at retail locations). They will also offer these individuals a 10% discount on non-clearance items at their U.S. outlet stores during the same period. Check the link to see which healthcare workers are eligible and to verify your status.
OtterBox, makers of durable phone cases, is offering a special 40% discount to all frontline workers. Email [email protected] with subject line “OtterBox Front-liners” and include your full name, what country you live in, job industry, company name, job title, and photo of your work badge or nametag.
Stay hydrated! Owala is offering a 50% discount off water bottles to nurses, doctors, law enforcement, firefighters, public service/government, and anyone retired from these industries. Verify your status on their webpage to receive your discount code.
Pro Teeth Guard
Frontline workers can receive a $100 discount on custom night guards for teeth grinding from Pro Teeth Guard. Receive an application by sending an email to the company at the link – they will be selecting recipients each Wednesday to receive the deal.
Athletic brand Puma is offering a 20% discount to nurses, doctors, and first responders. Visit the link above for more information.
Mattress company Purple is offering a special 10% discount to healthcare workers – check the link to see who is eligible…many healthcare professions are included! Verify your eligibility through the link on their site to receive your discount.
Verified nurses, first responders, teachers, military personnel, and government employees can receive a 50% discount at Reebok. Verify with ID.me to get started.
Nurses, first responders, military, teachers, and students can receive 20% off select Ring security purchases. Verify your status at the link to get your code.
Shoe brand Rothy’s is offering a 20% off code to first responders and medical personnel including nurses, doctors, and hospital staff. This code is offered on select styles various times per year and you’ll need to re-verify each time (each code is good on one order). Offer expires on December 31.
DEAL ENDED. Mattress and bedding company Saatva is offering $225 off a $1,000 purchase to nurses, first responders, military, and teachers. Find more info at the link.
Athletic shoe brand Saucony is providing a 20% discount to nurses, first responders, military, teachers, and students. See the link for further info.
Frontline workers including medical staff, grocers, sanitation workers, transport crews, police, and more are eligible for a 30% discount on Saxx Underwear. Follow the directions on the link to receive your discount.
SHEFIT is offering a 15% discount on sports bras for healthcare workers. Just use the code: HEALTHCAREHERO!
Shoes.com is offering a 30% discount to frontline healthcare workers and first responders. Verify your status at the link to receive your unique code.
DEAL ENDED. Shoe retailer Skechers is offering essential workers a 30% discount plus free shipping through June 15. No code needed. See the link for more details.
DEAL ENDED. Nurses and other healthcare professionals are now eligible to join Smartwool’s Pro Purchase Program to receive special discounts and deals on Smartwool products. Sign up by August 31, 2020.
Shoe company Sperry is offering a 15% discount to nurses, first responders, military, students, and teachers. See the link for more details.
Take 5 Oil Change
DEAL ENDED. Take 5 Oil Change has partnered with Castrol to offer a 50% discount on oil changes for medical professionals and first responders. This offer is good at any location in the US and Canada through May 23.
DEAL LIMIT REACHED. Tech21 is offering 60% off antimicrobial phone cases, tablet cases, and laptop cases to healthcare heroes. Email [email protected] with your work ID to receive the discount code.
DEAL ENDED. Through the month of May, medical providers (including nurses, doctors, and PAs), first responders, military, and veterans can receive a 20% discount on fine boots, accessories, and more at Tecovas.
DEAL ENDED. Theragun is offering a special discount of up to $250 off a Theragun massage device to first responders, healthcare workers, and military members while supplies last. To receive the discount, email [email protected] with the subject line “Frontline Discount” and include proper verification such as official ID or badge.
DEAL ENDED. Healthcare workers and first responders can receive a 50% discount on online purchases at Timberland through June 30. Just verify your status at the link.
In addition to military and teacher discounts, apparel company Under Armour is offering a 40% discount to first responders and healthcare workers to include nurses, doctors, medical staff, police, firefighters, and EMT. To receive the discount, verify your eligibility with ID.me and choose Military and First Responder Discount at checkout.
DEAL ENDED. Get 30%-50% off scrubs for a limited time with Uniform Advantage’s Nurses Week sale. See the link for more details.
DEAL ENDED. Shoe and apparel company Vans is offering a 30% discount to U.S. first responders including nurses, doctors, technicians, medical researchers, hospital workers, and more. Confirm your eligibility through the link – the offer is good through May 25.
Nurses can receive a 15% discount on bags, luggage, and other items at Vera Bradley. Verify your status at the link to get this discount.
In addition to discounts for teachers and first responders, Verizon will begin offering discounts to nurses starting on April 23. Nurses can enjoy up to $40 off when combining Verizon unlimited wireless and Fios internet plans. See the link for more details.
Nurses, doctors, and healthcare professionals can receive a 15% discount off everything at clothing company Vineyard Vines. Verify your status through the link.
DEAL ENDED. Drugstore Walgreens has announced that April 25 will be Frontline Heroes Discount Day. On this day only, medical personnel, first responders, and police can receive 30% off regularly priced Walgreens brands and 20% off regularly priced national brand products. Just present your employment badge to receive these discounts.
Yeti is offering special pricing and discounts to nurses, first responders, military, and government employees. Verify your status through ID.me on the link above to get started.
Free Food and Drinks
With locations in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, and Massachusetts, restaurant chain &pizza is offering free pizza to hospital workers. Stop in and present a valid ID, or text #HERO to 200-03 to receive a unique code to get the pie delivered.
DEAL ENDED. Fast food restaurant Bojangles’ is giving away any size of its Legendary Iced Tea to healthcare workers, first responders, and law enforcement with no purchase necessary. Just show your credentials to receive this deal. Offer is good through National Iced Tea Day on June 10.
Checkers & Rally’s
Restaurant chain Checkers & Rally’s is offering free meals to medical workers and first responders at more than 250 company-owned locations across the nation. Just wear your uniform to receive a free small combo.
DEAL ENDED. Your local convenience store, Circle K is offering free coffee, Polar Pop Fountain Drinks, and tea to healthcare providers with valid badge identification until the end of April.
Cumberland Farms is giving away free hot or iced coffee (any size!) to nurses, doctors, paramedics, hospital and medical staff, medical researchers, police officers, firefighters, and active military.
DEAL ENDED. DoorDash is partnering with hospitals in the U.S. and Canada to offer access to 60 days of free Corporate DashPass to nurses, doctors, and hospital employees. DashPass includes $0 delivery and reduced service fees from participating restaurants, plus a safe delivery route and food drop off to the participating hospital. To find out more, sign up on the link with your work email address to have a representative get back to you.
DEAL ENDED. On May 6 (National Nurses Day), Dunkin’ Donuts will be providing a free medium hot or iced coffee and a free donut to all healthcare workers (no purchase necessary).
El Pollo Loco
DEAL ENDED. El Pollo Loco is giving out free limited edition e-gift cards to nurses over on their Instagram page. Tag a nurse in the comments of their post to be considered. Nominations open for the duration of National Nurses Week (May 6-12).
Fitcrunch Care Package
Nominate your best friend at work to receive a care package from Fitcrunch. The care package is filled with a Fitcrunch bar, antibacterial wipes, and an uplifting note.
DEAL ENDED. Jamba is honoring essential worker heroes including healthcare professionals, delivery drivers, teachers, grocery clerks, and more through their “Whirl’d of Good” initiative. Now through May 13, you can nominate a hero on their webpage to receive a free smoothie (while supplies last). See the link for more details.
Juice It Up!
DEAL ENDED. Juice It Up! locations are offering healthcare heroes a free medium classic smoothie of their choice on Monday, May 11. Just show a valid medical ID.
DEAL ENDED. Update as of 5/18: Krispy Kreme will now be offering healthcare workers an Original Glazed Dozen for just $1 with the purchase of any full-priced dozen. This offer is good every Monday through Labor Day (9/7). Limit 4 redemptions per Monday while supplies last. DEAL ENDED. Donut anyone? How about enough for the entire staff? Krispy Kreme is giving nurses with valid IDs a dozen free Krispy Kreme donuts every Monday through May 12. There is a limit of up to five dozen per worker.
Little Caesars Pizza
Little Caesars Pizza will be donating and delivering a million pizzas to healthcare workers and first responders in the U.S. in the next few weeks. Starting April 13, customers can also “Pie it Forward” and donate a pizza to their local hospital, police station, or fire station via the Little Caesars app.
To learn more see the Ilitch Companies News Hub.
DEAL ENDED. UPDATE 4/22: McDonald’s has announced that they will be offering FREE Thank You Meals to healthcare workers and first responders from April 22 through May 5. Just show proof of employment (ID, badge, etc.). See the link above for more information including eligible meal selections. ORIGINAL ENTRY: In some regions, McDonald’s is offering free breakfast (small coffee and Egg McMuffin sandwich) to healthcare workers, police officers, and firefighters with valid ID or uniform. This is currently offered in the Southern California region (San Diego, LA, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, and Imperial Counties).
Nando’s Peri Peri Chicken
DEAL ENDED. Nando’s Peri Peri Chicken is offering free meals to workers with a valid hospital ID through May 17. The free meal includes a 1/4 chicken with chips. Offer must be redeemed by phone order and is not valid for delivery or online ordering. Limit one meal per day while supplies last.
DEAL ENDED. Through May 16, you can nominate an “everyday hero” to win a Pieology care pack (cheese bread, pizzas, dessert) AND $250. Just nominate your hero by sharing how they’ve impacted their community on Pieology’s Instagram or Facebook page, tag @pieology, and use the hashtag #everydayhero. Fifteen grand prize winners will be selected on May 18. See the link for more details.
Pizza vs. Pandemic
Pizza vs. Pandemic is donating pizzas to hospitals, clinics, shelters and more. Suggest a care center on their website to be considered for donation.
DEAL ENDED. RaceTrac gas stations throughout the South are offering a free small coffee or fountain drink to all essential workers through April 30.
Do you have a friend you admire in the healthcare field right now? This care package of food may be right up their alley. Realgood Foods offers care packages full of healthy foods for your fellow healthcare provider to snack on during their busy shift.
Saffron Road, makers of world cuisine products, is honoring community heroes on the frontlines – from healthcare workers to delivery people to grocery clerks. Email [email protected] with subject line “coupons” to tell them about a community hero and they will send you BOTH a coupon for a free meal or snack.
DEAL LIMIT REACHED. Snack Nation, in collaboration with GoodRx, is providing boxes of 150 healthy snacks to healthcare teams affected by COVID-19, with the goal to donate a total of 100,000 snacks. Use your professional email address to request a box on the webpage provided.
Send an essential worker (nurses, delivery drivers, cashiers, etc.) a free Snickers bar by filling out the form on the link. The recipient will be sent an e-gift card to redeem their Snickers at Walmart.
DEAL ENDED. Watch for your local Starbucks to be open before you claim this deal. Check the website, or your app, to see which location is open. Starbucks is offering frontline workers and first responders a free tall hot or iced coffee until May 3. UPDATE 4/24: Starbucks has extended the deal through May 31!
DEAL ENDED. If you are located in Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, or Houston, Sweetgreen is delivering free salads and bowls to hospitals for the healthcare workers.
Thorntons gas station locations are giving away free 16 oz. coffees/cappuccinos or 20 oz. fountain drinks to first responders and medical personnel with valid ID.
Waterloo Sparkling Water
DEAL ENDED. In honor of National Nurses Week, Waterloo Sparkling Water is sending out 500 cases of sparkling water to nurses and healthcare professionals. Just tag your favorite nurse/medical worker on their Instagram post, leave a note of thanks, and 500 entries will be selected at random. Nominations close May 12 at midnight CST.
Convenience chain Wawa, which has locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Florida, and Washington D.C., is offering free coffee to healthcare workers and first responders for the length of the Coronavirus pandemic.
DEAL ENDED. Hungry? White Castle is offering a free Castle Combo or breakfast combo to healthcare workers and EMTs, valid through the end of April. This is good for drive-thru only and you must show ID to receive the offer.
DEAL ENDED. Zoup! Eatery locations are offering a free cup of soup and hunk of bread to frontline medical workers each Monday in April. Just present your medical ID upon pickup or delivery, and use promo code MEDMON.
Discounts on Food and Drinks
DEAL ENDED. Restaurant chain Friendly’s is offering 10% off all takeout orders in the month of May to healthcare workers and first responders. Call your local restaurant to place your order and show a valid ID to receive your discount at pickup.
All healthcare workers and first responders can receive 20% off carryout orders anytime at Genghis Grill locations. Just present your medical badge or ID.
Home Chef is a meal delivery company that ships you all the fresh, pre-portioned ingredients needed to make great recipes at home. They are offering a special discount for nurses, doctors, hospital employees, first responders, military, and teachers – 50% off first purchase and 10% off subsequent purchases. This deal is good for new customers only. Verify with ID.me at checkout to get started. See link for more details.
Need a big dose of caffeine? Killa Caffeine is offering healthcare workers 15% off their coffee subscriptions or 1-time orders with the code "HealthCareHeroes". Free samples are also available.
DEAL ENDED. Kind is offering a 15% sitewide discount for nurses, first responders, doctors, and military. Verify your status at checkout.
Long John Silver’s
DEAL ENDED. Fast food restaurant Long John Silver’s is launching “Wellness Wednesdays” with a 20% discount for healthcare workers each Wednesday. Present a valid ID/employment badge to receive the deal. See the link for more deal days for other professions.
Outback Steakhouse is offering 10% off, all day every day, to nurses, doctors, medical staff, first responders, military, police, and firefighters. Just show valid medical, state, or federal service ID.
Panda Express is offering a 10% discount to hospital workers and first responders. The offer is valid for in-store orders at participating locations through the end of 2020. Just show your employment badge to redeem the discount – see the link for further details.
DEAL ENDED. Starting May 12, Red Lobster is offering a 10% discount to nurses, healthcare workers, and first responders. This offer is valid at participating locations in the U.S. and Canada for dine-in or To Go orders through May 17. Just show your employee badge or ID to receive this offer.
DEAL ENDED. Ready-to-eat food delivery company Thistle is offering 10% off all deliveries to healthcare workers for the next 8 weeks. Use code HOSPITALHEROES at checkout.
Free Fitness, Mental Health and Connection to Home
If you need help navigating all this uncertainty, free 30-minute professional life coaching sessions are available to healthcare, small business, education, and nonprofit leaders and workers through Coaches4Good.
DEAL ENDED. To keep your physical and mental health strong, Down Dog is offering all of its apps – Down Dog, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, and 7 Minute Workout – completely free for nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals through July 1. Fill out the form on the link to take advantage of this offer.
Francie Perkins Coaching
With a background in healthcare and helping women through a crisis, Francie Perkins Coaching is committed to helping healthcare providers get through their shifts in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. Frontline nurses, radiology techs, and respiratory therapists can receive a free 30-minute life coaching session by emailing [email protected] with a photo of your medical badge or ID.
Furbo Dog Camera
DEAL ENDED. Are you missing Fido while everyone else is working from home? You can check in on your pup by filling out this form for a free Furbo Camera!
DEAL ENDED. To take care of your mental health right now, Headspace is offering its meditation app to anyone working in a public health setting. All you have to do is visit their website and sign up.
DEAL ENDED. You don’t need to go through this alone. Neurocore Counseling is offering free telehealth counseling to medical personnel and first responders through May 1 (date may even be extended). It is private and completely confidential.
Nurses House, a national fund for nurses in need, has established a special grant for RNs and LPNs who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, are caring for a family member who has COVID-19, or are on employer-mandated quarantine due to COVID-19 (excluding nurses who are furloughed due to workplace closure). The grant is open to nurses in the U.S. with a valid nursing license through July 31, 2020. Apply for the COVID-19 grant at the link on their webpage.
Tom Brady’s fitness brand TB12 is offering a free Virtual Performance and Recovery Coaching Session with a TB12 Body Coach to any healthcare member currently working to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow the instructions on the link to book your complimentary virtual session.
Ten Percent Happier
Healthcare, grocery, and food delivery workers can receive free access to the meditation app Ten Percent Happier. Fill out the appropriate form on the link to get started with this offer.
Nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals can receive free access to the Speeko app through 2020 by filling out the form on the link. The app coaches people on effective communication skills. Speeko also maintains a free list of COVID-19 communication resources on their website.
Supporti, the accountability partner app, is offering healthcare workers a free one-month subscription. Contact them at [email protected] for a special code. Supporti users get matched one-on-one with a buddy for a week at a time and support each other every day towards daily actions, whether it’s daily meditation or staying hydrated.
Take advantage of these deals while you can, because soon this will be over and we'll be back to paying for our cup of coffee and food. We appreciate every effort companies are making to make us feel important as nurses. We will keep putting our best foot forward every day to care for those suffering from COVID-19 and other illnesses during this time.
*If you have other companies to add to this list, please email us via our contact us page and we will be happy to add it to this list while the pandemic lasts.
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