Due to the exceedingly challenging circumstances healthcare workers have been thrust into during the COVID-19 pandemic, many brands are offering discounted products or services to help support those who are on the front lines fighting to keep us all safe.
While the list of offerings is changing by the day, here are some of the most prominent merchant discounts that may be useful to healthcare providers, first responders, and other essential workers.
Headspace, the mindfulness and meditation app, is offering free access to Headspace Plus through 2020 for all US healthcare professionals who work in public health settings and NHS employees.
For online therapy from licensed specialists, Talkspace is offering 50% off your first month of any of their plans. To access the discount, register with your NPI and/or work badge after downloading the Talkspace app.
If you or someone you know if is need of a caregiver for children, parents, or pets, Care.com is providing 30 days of free, premium access to the largest online site for care to support frontline workers and seniors during COVID-19.
As a reminder, the Well-Being Index is free for any healthcare provider to measure and track their mental health and well-being by downloading the Well-Being Index mobile app. The app allows any healthcare worker to assess their well-being in less than one minute, see how their score compares to national averages, and access resources to reduce distress.
Through June 30, 2020, Delta Airlines is flying medical volunteers round-trip to Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, and New York for free.
To support healthcare workers and vulnerable populations, Uber is providing 10 million free rides and food deliveries to frontline healthcare providers, seniors, and people in need.
Hospitality for Hope
To connect first responders and healthcare professionals looking for accommodations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Hotel & Lodging Association has launched Hospitality for Hope. Over 17,000 hotels have signed up to donate rooms.
Crocs, a popular footwear choice for medical professionals, is donating 10,000 free pairs of shoes to healthcare heroes every day to thank them for their efforts on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19.
Under Armour is offering 40% off all purchases for active Police, Fire, Nurses, Doctors, and EMT customers, as well as all Active Duty Service Members, Retirees, Veterans, Military Spouses, Military Family Members.
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