National Nurses Week 2022 kicks off on Friday, May 6, which also happens to be National Nurses Day! Nursing is an incredibly stressful career, which is why it’s so important to thank those nurses in our community for their time and sacrifices.
For years, companies have been offering special Nurses Week freebies, discounts, and deals to celebrate the hard work and dedication of nurses and other healthcare workers. And 2022 is no different. We searched the internet for some of the best deals and giveaways being offered for nursing professionals this year and came up with this list of 40-plus discounts and freebies in honor of National Nurses Week 2022 and National Nurses Day!
Whether you are a healthcare worker looking for a deal or a patient wanting to send your favorite nurse a special message, you are sure to find something fitting on this list! (This list is not comprehensive, and deals were accurate as of May 5, 2022.)
When is Nurses Week 2022?
National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. During the week, there are also days designated for certain nurses, like National Student Nurses Day on May 8, National International Nurses Day on May 12, and National School Nurses Day, which is celebrated on the Wednesday of Nurses Week. (This year, that falls on May 11.)
Nurse Appreciation Week 2022 Deals, Freebies and Discounts
Asics: Get yourself a discount code for 40% off all full-priced items at Asics.com when you verify your status as a nursing professional.
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Free Books: From books about microbiology and EKGs to a biography about Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, Amazon has free books about nursing available for Kindle owners.
Brooklyn Bedding: Get a good night’s sleep on new pillows, sheets, or a mattress, thanks to a healthcare provider’s discount offered by Brooklyn Bedding. Apply on their website for a 25% off discount code, and enjoy free shipping, too.
Outback Steakhouse: The restaurant offers a 10% Heroes Discount every day for healthcare workers, as well active and former military members, police, firefighters, and first responders. Just show a valid medical, state, or federal service ID.
Free Crocks & Scrubs: The company known for the comfy slip-on shoes has teamed up with FIGS to celebrate nurses by giving away a pair of free scrubs and classic Crock clogs. Enter between May 6 and May 12 for the special drawing on their website.
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Purple Mattress: Nurses and other healthcare professionals can apply for a 10% off coupon through the company’s website.
Verizon: With the “Start Unlimited” plan, nurses and their family members can get up to four lines at $30 per line per month. Get more information here.
Mrs. Fields: The famous cookie company has a limited-edition line of cookie tins filled with sweet treats, called the Heroes Collection, that you can send to your favorite nurse. Several bundles are even discounted, making this sweet treat an even better deal!
Discounted Hotels: Nurses who verify their identity as medical professionals can enjoy up to 30% off a hotel stay through the Caesars Rewards program. And Radisson Hotels offers service workers 20% off a stay at their collection of properties, as well as an upgrade to the best available room at check-in (when available).
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Nike: Complete the verification form and you’ll receive a promo code for 10% off most items that you can use during checkout at Nike.com.
All Seasons Uniforms: The medical apparel company has a selection of scrubs, coveralls, and lab coats set aside as part of its Nurses Week 2022 Deals.
Clarks: Verify your eligibility and receive a first responder discount that you can use at checkout at Clarks.com.
Dagne Dover: Treat yourself to a new tote at 20% off by filling out the verification form at DagneDover.com and your discount will automatically be applied at checkout.
Lululemon: The athleisurewear company offers a year-round 15% discount to nurses and other essential workers who verify their eligibility online through SheerID after creating a Lululemon account. The discount can be used online and in stores.
Vacation Giveaway: Enter Bayada Home Health Care’s NursesWeek.com getaway giveaway and you could win $2,500 towards a much-deserved vacation to the destination of your choice!
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Saucony: Nurses (and other essential workers) signed up for Saucony’s VIP program can enjoy a 20% discount, access to new products and exclusive offers, and a special birthday gift.
Under Armor: Nurses and other first responders can enjoy 20% off purchases in stores and online, and 10% at UA Factory House locations. Shop at UnderArmor.com.
Discounted Gas: BP gas stations are offering healthcare workers and other essential employees 15¢ off every gallon of gas for 60 days. Get the details here.
L.L. Bean: Verify your status as a healthcare worker through SheerID and enjoy a 15% discount off of your order at L.L. Bean.
OOFOS: The company’s clogs are a favorite among nurses. And in honor of Nurses Week, OOFOS is offering 30% off to healthcare professionals who verify their status via ID.me.
Ring Home Security: Select Ring.com purchases are discounted to 20% off for verified medical workers, first responders, military, students, and teachers. Cannot be combined with other discounts.
Sonny’s BBQ: Verify your status as a nurse on their website and get a code for a free “Pork Big Deal” — a free pork sandwich, sidekick, and soft drink. Redeem online or at a Sonny’s restaurant between May 9 and May 12. Yum! (Don’t forget to bring proof of employment when you pick up your free meal!)
NurseMates: To celebrate Nurse Week, NurseMates is offering customers 30% off site-wide. Just use the code SWEETS30 by 11:59 on May 12.
Texas de Brazil: The steakhouse offers a 15% discount on dine-in lunch and dinner for healthcare workers, military, and teachers for up to four people per table. Get info on the Heroes’ Discount here.
Lenovo: Upgrade your tech with an extra 5% off sitewide at Lenovo.com. (Exclusions apply.) Verify your identity as a medical professional with ID.me at checkout.
Rothy’s: Nurses can receive a code for 40% off one pair of washable shoes at Rothy’s. After verifying your status as a healthcare worker, claim the code at checkout.
Vineyard Vines: The apparel company is thanking healthcare heroes with a 15% discount off your total purchase. Verify your status and apply the code at checkout.
Sketchers: The brand has a special page set up for essential workers, offering a 30% discount on select shoes. No code is needed; just shop and enjoy!
Johnny Rockets: Through May 10, nurses (and teachers!) can receive a free milkshake with any purchase at participating Johnny Rockets restaurants. Just present a valid teacher or healthcare worker ID. Some restrictions apply.
Potbelly: With the purchase of an entrée, nurses can get a free cookie or regular-sized fountain drink through May 12 at Potbelly Sandwich Shop restaurants. Show your ID at the restaurant counter to claim your sweet treat.
Educational Discounts: Nursing students can earn one free ANCC contact hour from NursingCE.com, and practicing nurses can get 25% off any Nursing CE Package priced over $69 through May 12. Board Vitals is offering 25% off all nursing question banks through May 12 with the code NURSE, and is also giving away free nursing stickers!
Discounted Meal Kits:Blue Apron is offering $110 off the first four boxes plus free shipping on the first box, and Home Chef offers an exclusive discount for healthcare workers, first responders, and teachers. Green Chef, a USDA-certified organic meal kit company, is offering medical workers 50% off the first box and an ongoing 15% discount for the first year. Just verify your status with ID.me and enjoy your meal!
KIND Snacks: You can stock up on snacks with a year-long 15% discount site-wide from KIND when you verify your status with ID.me at checkout.
Free Costco Gift Card: Join Costco Wholesale through ID.me and get a free $30 gift card to spend in the store!
Laird Superfood: Verify your status as a healthcare worker at checkout and enjoy a site-wide 15% discount on creamers and coffee, drink mixes, snacks, and more at Laird Superfood.
Samsung: Verify your status as a healthcare worker or first responder, and enjoy a 30% discount at Samsung.
YETI: Access special pricing at Yeti.com after you verify your status as a nurse or other healthcare worker.
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