Freebies and deals for you during National Nurses Week 2022

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National Nurses Week is May 6-12 this year.National Nurse Week was first observed Oct. 11 - 16, 1954, 100 years after Florence Nightingale's mission to Crimea.President Ronald Reagan proclaimed "National Recognition Day for Nurses" to be May 6, 1982.The ANA board of directors designated May 6 - 12 as permanent dates to observe National Nurses Week in 1994.The ANA board designated May 8 as National Student Nurses Day

From bedding to burritos, there is a discount for just about everyone

If anything good has come from the coronavirus pandemic, it’s the spotlight shone on the dedication and contribution of nurses. There aren’t enough ways to show appreciation for all you do.

But that doesn’t mean companies aren’t going to try.

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Today is National Nurses Day and the beginning of National Nurses Week, which runs through Thursday. Businesses from fast food restaurants to bedding companies are saying thank you by offering freebies and discounts.

We’ve already told you about Chipotle’s contest to give 2,000 health care workers a free burrito each week for a year. Here are some other deals for you this week. If you know of any specials we haven’t listed, please email to get it added. Check back each day for updates.


Dunkin’: Participating locations are offering a free 16 0z. Dunkin’ dark roast iced or hot coffee and a donut with valid health care ID. 4-10 p.m. through Thursday

Johnny Rockets: A valid ID gets health care workers an original or deluxe shake for free with any purchase in-store. Through Tuesday

Mrs. Fields: You can get sweet treats in a Heroes Collection cookie tin, which honors health care workers.

Outback Steakhouse: Get 10% off your check with valid ID.

Scooter’s Coffee: Health care workers can get a free drink of any size today with a valid ID.

Sonny’s BBQ: With verified eligibility you’ll be emailed a coupon for a free Pork Big Deal meal. Through Thursday

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Retail deals

ASICS: Medical professionals and first responders, including nurses, get 40% off products. You’ll get a promo code with verified nurse status.

Amazon: Get a selection of free medical drama books, specially curated for nurses.

Adidas: Get 30% off in-store and online, and 20% off at factory outlets, when you verify your status with

All Seasons Uniforms: Scrubs, lab coats, cleanroom clothing and all other medical apparel is 20% off with code NURSE20.

BADAYA Home Health Care: BAYADA is giving away a customized getaway trip worth up to $2,500. Nurses can enter by visiting through Thursday.

Brooklyn Bedding: Get 25% off and free shipping on mattresses, pillows, sheets and/or foundations with verified ID via

Costco: Get a $20 shopping card when you join.

Figs and Crocs: Figs and Crocs are giving away 10,000 bundles that include a pair of scrubs and a pair of Crocs. Entries accepted through Thursday.

Lenovo: Take an extra 5% off products sitewide, excluding doorbuster deals and select clearance products, with verified

L.L.Bean: Get 15% off one purchase online, in stores or by phone after verifying employment status through SheerID.

Lululemon: Their 15% discount for nurses is good all year.

Nike: Get a one-time-use promo code for 10% off when you verify your profession with SheerID.

Purple: Take 10% off any order at or in-store, after verifying status through SheerID.

Reebok: 50% off online purchases.

Ring: Get 20% off select Ring Doorbell products.

Rothy’s: Take 20% off a pair of washable shoes, after verifying your status.

Samsung: Get up to 30% off through the First Responders Offers Program. As a special bonus, nurses can get their device’s cracked screen repaired for a $49.99 From May 17 to June 6.

Sketchers: 30% off your purchase, with free shipping.

Sleep Number: Take 20% off select mattresses, bases and bedding. Through June 6.

Under Armour: Nurse can get 20% off all year.

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