Special Deals for Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

April 2, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for the Workforce, For the Workforce, Health and Wellness

Last modified April 2, 2020

Allbirds 

Free pair of shoes to healthcare workers in the front line who reach out asking for shoes. https://www.allbirds.com/collections/health-worker-donation

Crocs

Doctors, nurses, and others in medical work are among Crocs’ major markets because they’re comfortable to stand in for long periods and they’re easy to clean. Every day at 9 a.m. PT, Crocs invites health care workers to hop in line on the company’s site to receive a free pair. https://www.crocs.com/COVID19-REQUEST.html

Headspace

There are a lot of unknowns in the world right now. But one thing is certain — Headspace is here for you. To help support you through this time of crisis, we’re offering some meditations you can listen to anytime.

These are part of a larger collection in the Headspace app — free for everyone — called Weathering the storm. It includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises to help you out, however you’re feeling. It’s our small way of helping you find some space and kindness for yourself and those around you. https://www.headspace.com/covid-19

Sweetgreen

Salad shop Sweetgreen is offering free lunches to health care workers.

In the midst of this current crisis, Sweetgreen is dedicating their Outpost operations and teams to support those on the front lines by delivering free, fresh salads + bowls to hospitals in the cities they serve: DC Area, Philadelphia, Boston, NYC, SF, LA, Chicago and Houston. https://sweetgreen.typeform.com/to/TYjzzi

Starbucks

America’s biggest coffee chain is set to give a tall hot or iced coffee to all health care workers through May 3. That offer goes for more than just doctors and nurses — police officers, firefighters, paramedics and other hospital or medical staffers are also eligible.

*Note that many locations are closed to walk-in traffic but still offer drive-thru and delivery

Krispy Kreme

The doughnut giant is offering a free dozen on Mondays through May 11 to anyone who works in the medical sector who shows up with their employee badge. And it’s not a one-time thing — docs can go back for more each week, or even in the same day.

HERTZ

For healthcare workers in New York City, Hertz is offering free month-long car rentals through April 30, the company announced on its website. Cars can be booked for as short as a week and up to a month, Hertz said. To redeem, customers will need a valid medical ID, email address with healthcare domain and driver’s license. https://pub.emails.hertz.com/HealthcareHonor

Airbnb

Free or subsidized housing for healthcare workers- particularly first responders.  https://news.airbnb.com/airbnb-to-help-provide-housing-to-100000-covid-19-responders/

Uber Eats

The food delivery service has waived delivery fees for more than 100,000 independent restaurants in the U.S. and Canada to support the restaurant industry “through an uncertain season,” a press release read. Uber Eats will also provide 300,000 free meals through its app to first responders and health care professionals in the two North American countries.

Lyft

Is offering free or discounted bike-share trips to workers fighting coronavirus. Download the app here: https://www.lyft.com/rider

Chipotle and KFC

Chipotle and KFC are offering free delivery: https://www.chipotle.com/freedelivery

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Citi Bike

Citi Bike launched its Critical Workforce Membership Program, which provides first responders, healthcare and transit workers a free month of Citi Bike membership. https://www.citibikenyc.com/critical-workforce-membership-press-release

Revel

Electric Moped Service is offering free membership to healthcare workers and has expanded its service to major hospital centers in Brooklyn, Queens, and Upper Manhattan. These service areas include Elmhurst Hospital, Maimonides Medical Center, NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn and SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Manhattan. https://gorevel.com/safety/coronavirus/

Four Seasons

The Four Seasons Hotel in Manhattan will provide free rooms to doctors, nurses and other medical personnel. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-25/four-seasons-to-provide-free-rooms-to-nyc-coronavirus-doctors

https://www.fourseasons.com/newyorkdowntown/

How To Gain Access To Talkspace As a Healthcare Worker

To assist nurses, doctors, and social workers cope with the stress, anxiety, and pressure of fighting the coronavirus, medical and healthcare workers can now access free online therapy. To sign up, healthcare workers should register via the app (Google Play or App Store) or website by providing verification with their NPI and state of residence. Once certified, they will gain access to our Unlimited Messaging Plus plan. https://www.talkspace.com/

Kry

Kry launched a free service for doctors to do video consultations during the COVID-19 crisis. https://www.kry.care/

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