By this point in the global COVID-19 pandemic, you’ve likely received updates from several companies about their response to the outbreak. But don’t be too quick to delete them, several companies are offering free items for healthcare professionals to provide support and show their appreciation. Just in case you missed them, here’s a list of companies offering free items for nurses.
Uber delivering free meals
Uber has committed to providing 300,000 free meals to first responders. They announced in an update on their COVID-19 response that they “know that the work of medical and crisis response teams can be tireless, and the hours long.” And they want to do their part to help. Officials and organizations interested in receiving meals can reach out to [email protected] for more information.
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Allbirds offering free shoes
Sustainable shoe brand Allbirds announced in a tweet that they’re providing a free pair of shoes for every healthcare professional on the front lines fighting the virus. They hope a pair of their well-reviewed and comfortable wool runners can help show first responders how much their efforts are appreciated. To claim a pair while supplies last, email [email protected].
Headspace offering free wellness tools
Headspace is an online wellness platform with guided exercises, videos, and other resources to help increase happiness and improve mental health. They’re offering free access to their meditation platform to all healthcare professionals in the US. This is a great resource to clear your head and avoid neglecting your own health while caring for others. You can redeem the offer on the Headspace website, using your National Provider Identifier (NPI) and email address.
Sweetgreen delivering free food to hospitals
Sweetgreen is installing delivery outposts at various hospitals to deliver fresh salads and bowls. Outposts are essentially mobile refrigerators stocked with their healthy and fresh meals. Hospitals that take advantage of this offer can enjoy these meals for free, caring for themselves as they care for others. Sweetgreen views offering free food for healthcare providers as an expression for their gratitude. To submit your hospital for a free outpost, visit bit.ly/sgimpactoutpost.
FIGS donating scrubs to hospitals in need
FIGS, a popular scrubs brand, has announced plans to donate scrubs to hospitals in need. They plan to donate 30,000 in the next two months, focusing on hospitals hit hardest by the virus. If your hospital needs scrubs, fill out the request form here. In addition, they’re assembling care packages with everything from coffee to childcare vouchers. To contribute to the care packages, email [email protected].
We’re offering free CEUs for all nurses in America
Incredible Health has launched a first-of-its-kind platform offering free continuing education for nurses in the U.S. to help them obtain or renew licenses required to practice. Incredible Health’s Continuing Education Units (CEUs) premium online courses will make it free for nurses to complete their states’ required continuing education units directly on Incredible Health’s platform.There’s no catch: it’s 100% free nursing CEUs, and nurses will receive their certificate immediately upon completion. Get your free CEUs here.
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