Happy National Nurses’ Week!

May 11, 2020

This week is dedicated to you, and we are excited to share some special events designed to help you connect with other nurses nationwide, and also relax and recharge.

A Conversation with Frontline Nurses — Wednesday, May 6, 5–6 p.m. ET

Join SEIU President Mary Kay Henry and four frontline nurses from across the country for a conversation about the realities of nursing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit the SEIU Nurses' Alliance FB page to join the conversation.

Applying Emotional First Aid: Recognizing and Managing Emotional Distress and Burnout — Thursday, May 7, 8:30–10 p.m. ET. Attendees will be awarded 1 Contact Hour

Join SEIU for a Zoom event featuring Manendra Bhugra, MA, LMSW, manager of learning and development at CCA.

The conversation will focus on stress management and resilience, compassion fatigue, coping with health concerns as a healthcare professional and self-care for caregivers. Please RSVP here.

Tools for Calm: Mindfulness for Nurses — Friday, May 8, 12–1 p.m. ET. Attendees will be awarded 1 Contact Hour

Join Leslie Philips, MS, Ph.D., senior director, and Danielle Sewell, senior program manager, mindfulness teaching & initiatives, SEIU 775 Benefits Group, and explore the science behind and the benefits of mindfulness, as well as learn core mindfulness techniques nurses can employ to stay grounded as you navigate these unprecedented times. Please RSVP here.

We also want to post some 1199SEIU member discounts:


airbnb.png1199SEIU and Airbnb have partnered to provide temporary alternative housing for our members who are on the front line and caring for COVID-19 patients. We’ve created a program so that you can book free temporary alternative housing during this crisis without any cost to you! -Read more


adidas_logo_feat.jpgis offering 40 percent o purchases on their website for verified medical professionals, first responders, nurses and military members. Eligible customers can verify their IDs by visiting www.adidas.com/us/discount-programs.



aaa_logo_feat.jpgis offering free Roadside Assistance services to medical personnel and first responders. These individuals can receive help with vehicle breakdowns, battery problems, or flat tires by calling 1-800-400-4222. PLEASE NOTE: may not be available in every state. Contact AAA for more details.


Att_logo.jpghas announced that it will be offering nurses and physicians 3 free months on their FirstNet Mobile-Responder plan. Nurses and physicians already on the FirstNet plan will automatically receive a 3-month service credit on a smartphone or tablet line of service. Starting April 13, new nurse and physician subscribers are eligible for 3 free months of service, plus a $200 activation credit when activating a new FirstNet Ready smartphone on a new FirstNet Mobile-Responder plan. FirstNet is the only nationwide high-speed broadband communications platform built specifically for America's first responders.

BJ's Wholesale Club

BJs_logo_feat.jpgis introducing a dedicated shopping hour for healthcare workers and first responders. Starting April 19, these individuals can shop every Sunday from 8am-9am—no membership required. BJ's is also offering a free 4-month membership to healthcare workers and first responders. Show your badge/ID to take advantage of these offers.


Clarks_logo_feat.jpgis offering a limited-time 50% discount o one pair of shoes for nurses and medical professionals.




Applebees_Logo_feat.jpg is oering medical professionals, first responders, active duty military and veterans 50% o any food purchase up to $100 per day as many times as they wish during the month of May. Simply call your local Applebee’s restaurant to place your order and mention your eligibility for Neighborhood Heroes Month. When picking up your order, show your valid ID badge or certification card that identifies your qualification to receive the discount.


crocs_logo_feat.jpgis offering free shoes for heath care workers every day on Crocs’ website at 12 p.m. ET. The freebie is available through the offer website www.crocs.com/COVID19-REQUEST.html.



nike_logo_feat.jpg is offering eligible medical professionals and first responders in the U.S. a 20% o discount through Nike’s online store. Customers can receive the discount by visiting www.nike.com/help/a/first-responder-discount.




is offering a free month of therapy to doctors, nurses, social workers and front line workers. To access this benefit, register with an NPI and/or work badge after downloading the Talkspace app. BP/Amoco Gas is offering a single-use discount code for 50 cents per gallon on a BP or Amoco fuel purchase by clicking here..


Starbucks_Logo_feat.jpgis giving out a free tall brewed (hot or iced) coffee to first responders and frontline healthcare workers through the end of May.


The North Face

The_NorthFace_logo_feat.jpg will be offering a 50% discount offnon-sale items to healthcare workers in the U.S. through December 31, 2020 (good online and at retail locations). They will also oer these individuals a 10% discount on non-clearance items at their U.S. outlet stores during the same period. Check the link to see which healthcare workers are eligible and to verify your status.


Otterbox_logo_feat.jpg is offering a special 40% discount to all frontline workers. Email relief@otterproducts.com with subject line "OtterBox Frontliners" and include your full name, what country you live in, job industry, company name, job title, and photo of your work badge or nametag.


tech21_logo_feat.jpg is offering 60% off antimicrobial phone cases, tablet cases, and laptop cases to healthcare heroes. Email healthcare.hero@tech21.com with your work ID to receive the discount code. SHEFIT is offering a 15% discount on sports bras for healthcare workers. Just use the code "healthcarehero".


Sketchers_logo_feat.pngis offering essential workers a 30% discount plus free shipping through May 12. No code needed. Click here for more details.



Sperry_logo.pngis offering a 15% discount to nurses, first responders, military, students, and teachers. Click here for more details .



Checkers & Rally's

Checkers_logo.jpg are offering free meals to medical workers and first responders at more than 250 company-owned locations across the nation. Just wear your uniform to receive a free small combo.


Outback Steakhouse

Outback_logo.jpeg is offering 10% off, all day every day, to nurses, doctors, medical staff, first responders, military, police, and firefighters. Just show valid medical, state, or federal service ID.


Download & Print National Nurse Week Discounts Flyer