Resources for Healthcare Workers

  • Brooks My Strength Prayer Moment: Join us at 4 p.m., seven days a week. Call +1 (877) 369-0926, join via Zoom with the Meeting ID 280 575 5684 or via link.
  • #HealthcareHeroes: Post photos of superstar Healthcare Workers with the hashtag #HealthcareHeroes.
  • First Coast YMCAs offer childcare: Although First Coast YMCAs were forced to close, they are now offering childcare services for healthcare workers, first responders and other personnel who are still needed at work so that they can help those in need. Currently, there are 2 in Duval County, 3 in Clay County and 1 in St. Johns County, offering childcare for ages 5 through 12. Costs apply, but financial assistance is also available. The community is also welcome to support the families and services of the First Coast YMCAs. Visit fcymca.org for more information.
  • Free Starbucks: Free tall iced or hot brewed coffee at Starbucks for Healthcare Workers and First Responders at participating stores in the U.S. until May 3rd.
  • Free Krispy Kreme: Free dozen donuts on Mondays at Krispy Kreme from National Doctor’s Day (March 30th) to National Nurses Week (May 6th – 12th).
  • Free Crocs: Free Crocs for Healthcare Workers as part of their new program called “A Free Pair for Healthcare.” Visit Crocs.com to order a pair of classic Crocs or Crocs at work – with free shipping! Note: They have a daily free limit so grab yours now!
  • 20% off at Steak n’ Shake: Workers in healthcare and other various industries can show their job I.D., badge, business card or name tag to receive 20% any Steakburger or Fries. Visit News4Jax.com for the full list of industries.
  • Uber Health rides: Uber Health is offering transportation to our healthcare workers on the front-lines – both to and from patients’ homes, as well as between health care facilities. Here in the United States, Uber is partnering with one of the largest health care unions – 1199SEIU – to make sure their members get to work. Visit News4Jax.com for more information.
  • Calm Hospital eBook: The Calm Hospital eBook is about mindfulness-based techniques that are designed to help you practice breathing, stretching, focusing and relaxation skills for increased well-being and resilience. They can be practiced during hospital huddles or at home with family members.
  • Pollo Tropical 50% Off: Pollo Tropical offering the 50% off deal on all orders, drive-thru and take-out, at all Florida locations for police, fire personnel and EMTs in uniform and healthcare workers must present a valid ID.
  • Maple Street Biscuit Company Free Coffee: The company is offering free hot or iced drip coffee through the end of April to healthcare workers. Stop by any time, show your badge, and pick your favorite roast and they’ll make it just the way you like!
  • Cinotti’s Bakery Free Meals: The bakery is offering free meals to health care workers and the elderly stuck at home because of the coronavirus. If you want to pick up some food for an elderly person, or someone who’s stuck at home, call 904-246-1728 and give Cinotti’s Bakery a heads-up before you come in.
  • Under Armour® 40% Off: Under Armour® proudly offers 40%* off all purchases for all Active Duty Service Members, Retirees, Veterans, Military Spouses, Military Family Members, as well as 40%* off for First Responders & Healthcare Workers and active Police, Fire, Nurses, Doctors, medical staff, and EMT customers. In addition, they are now offering 40% off for teachers and educators. You can use your discount while shopping on UA.com and UA App by verifying your eligibility with ID.me. This discount cannot be combined with other promotional codes, sitewide promotions or any gift card purchases. Just choose Military and First Responder Discount at checkout.
  • BP and Amoco offer 50 cents off gas: Simply verify your community status via ID.me to obtain your 50 cent per gallon discount to use on your next fuel purchase at BP and Amoco.
  • Hooters offer 20% off: Hooters is offering 20% off all food takeout orders for healthcare workers, first responders and military personnel.
  • IHOP offers 20% off: You’ll get 20% off your entire check if you’re a medical, law enforcement, military and firefighter professional. Just mention this offer when you call in your order to IHOP. Then, show your Official ID when you pick up your order.
  • Hawker’s offers 50% off: Hawkers Asian Street Fare locations in Northeast Florida are offering 50% off food to health care workers and first responders, including military service members.
  • Hodges Mazda offers free oil change/car wash: Hodges Mazda on Jacksonville’s Southside is offering health care workers a free oil change and car wash as a thank you for their service as our community fights the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Headspace offers free access until the end of 2020: Headspace is offering free access to Headspace Plus for all US healthcare professionals working in public health settings and all NHS healthcare professionals. It includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises to help you out, however you’re feeling.
  • McDonalds: FREE Thank You Meal until May 6th: For breakfast, there’s a choice of an Egg McMuffin, Chicken McGriddles or a Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit, which come with any size soft drink, tea or hot coffee and a Hash Brown. For lunch and dinner, the options are a Double Cheeseburger, six-piece Chicken McNuggets or a Filet-O-Fish, which come with any size soft drink, tea or hot coffee and small fries. Bring your work ID to receive the free meals.
  • AAA – FREE Roadside assistance for Health Care Workers: For more information, visit News.Yahoo.com.
  • Checkers: FREE meal while in uniform: For more information, check out HeyItsFree.net.

Resources for the Community

  • Virtual Visitation Appointments: Speak with loved ones at Brooks via phone call, FaceTime or Zoom. Call (904) 990-6186 to schedule your appointment.
  • Brooks My Strength Prayer Moment: Join us at 4 p.m., seven days a week. Call +1 (877) 369-0926, join via Zoom with the Meeting ID 280 575 5684 or via link.
  • Healthy at Home Cardio Challenge: Join us every Saturday in this challenge hosted by Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation. We challenge you to 30 minutes of movement – whether that’s walking, rolling, strolling or running. Take a picture or video and tag us on Facebook or Instagram. Each week, we’ll feature someone who has tagged us!
  • Free delivery from KFC: KFC will be offering free delivery March 14th through April 26th for everyone.
  • Free delivery from Chipotle: Chipotle is offering free delivery through March 31st ($10 min/$200 max).
  • Blaze Pizza extends Pi Day Reward and offers free delivery: Blaze Pizza celebrates Pi Day (3.14 – aka March 14th) every year by offering customers $3.14 pizzas. This year, the decided to allow the offer to be redeemable all year long along with free delivery until March 31st.
  • Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Call Center: Available 24/7 at +1 (866) 779-6121 or COVID-19@flhealth.gov.
  • Florida Department of Elder Affairs offers food resources through ElderSource Helpline: If you know of any seniors who need additional food resources at this time, the Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) is partnering with area restaurants to provide meal services. Please contact the ElderSource helpline at +1 (888) 242-4464 (or your local area AAA) to gain access to this service.
  • Calm Hospital eBook: The Calm Hospital eBook is about mindfulness-based techniques that are designed to help you practice breathing, stretching, focusing and relaxation skills for increased well-being and resilience. They can be practiced during hospital huddles or at home with family members.
  • Cloth Face Masks for Healthcare Workers: Calling all Volunteers; classes, community groups, church groups, teens and adults! We have a volunteer opportunity that you can do from home that will benefit local hospital staff. Anyone who is willing and able to make cloth masks for the hospital, please contact Jennifer Guss at Jennifer.Guss@BrooksRehab.org. All of healthcare are in great need so please consider donating to any hospital in your area. Thank you in advance to any that are able to assist.
  • Cinotti’s Bakery Free Meals: The bakery is offering free meals to health care workers and the elderly stuck at home because of the coronavirus. If you want to pick up some food for an elderly person, or someone who’s stuck at home, call 904-246-1728 and give Cinotti’s Bakery a heads-up before you come in.
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