National Nurses Week: Deals and freebies for health care workers

In honor of National Nurses Week 2020, these companies are offering a variety of deals

Despite weeks of social distancing to contain the coronavirus, the outbreak continues to worsen in many parts of Georgia, a federal report shows.

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, people are certainly appreciating nurses even more right now.

And during National Nurses Week, which runs from May 6-12, here are some of the companies that are offering nurses a variety of deals and discounts, from cheaper gas to free therapy.

Adidas: Nurses and other health care workers can receive 40% off their purchase. You can verify your identity on the company's website.

Amazon: The online retailer has a selection of free Kindle books available for nurses.

BP: For frontline workers who cannot work from home, BP is offering a one-time code to receive 50 cents off per gallon at participating locations. The deal is available for first responders, nurses, doctors and hospital workers.

Crocs: A popular choice of footwear by health care workers, Crocs is donating 10,000 free pairs of shoes to frontline workers each day.

Sketchers: The company is offering 30% off and free shipping for essential workers through May 31, 2020.

Talkspace: Nurses and other health care workers can get a free month of therapy through TalkSpace. Health care workers can register through the TalkSpace app.

Verizon: For both new and existing customers, Verizon is offering monthly plans as low as $30 for up to four lines.

Here are some of the places offering nurses free food deals during National Nurses Week. See more food deals here.

Chipotle is providing free burritos to health care workers beginning on Nurses Day May 6 following their 4HEROS campaign. The burritos are provided if workers signup here for a chance to receive them.

Krispy Kreme is providing a dozen of their Original Glazed doughnuts every Monday through National Nurses Week. The treats can be picked up in the drive-thru by showing an employer badge.

Starbucks is offering frontline health care workers and first responders a free tall brewed coffee — hot or iced — through the end of May.