Healthcare Provider Wellness Support

Crowdsourced list of free food, workouts, meditation, and overall wellness resources for our healthcare providers in this time of crisis

THANK YOU to everyone who took the time to offer suggestions

IF you have anything to add, email me at or send DM @bonniejbrown

Free Food (and coffee!)


Dripkit- Complete the form for FREE COFFEE! They will ask for your name, title, email, and preferred brew (light, medium, dark) and get back to you. (@dripkitcoffee))

Paris Baguette - Any front-line responder will receive free coffee. Stop in any Manhattan location.

Mighty Quinns BBQ- free sandwich for ALL hospital staff. Takeout only. All locations. Must bring hospital ID. (@mightyquinnsbbq)

&pizza- Free pizza for ALL hospital staff. Test #HERO to 200-03 (with pick of Valid ID) for free contactless delivery (@andpizza)

Meltshop- show hospital ID for free melt (limit one sandwich per order, takeout only) at all NYC, LI, Staten Island shops. PLUS- email if you know of hospital or medical facility in need of food (@meltshop)

Magnolia Bakery- Free small banana pudding, 2 cookies or a cupcake for ALL healthcare workers, members of police dept, and firefighters. Must show valid ID. Available in-store at LA, Rock, Columbus, Bleecker + Penn bakeries


Sweetgreen- not offering free individual meals at this moment but have a program to apply for an Outpost at where you can submit your hospital for a free SG outpost (@sweetgreen)

Cedars Meal Prep- complimentary meals to all nurses and physicians. Email for instructions placing order. Include full name, positive, what hospital in email. (@cedarsmealprep)

Mile End Deli- providing lucky local hospital staff with meals (SUNY Downstate ER staff were the first lucky recipients!). To make a donation to allow them to continue to spread the love, go to and scroll to bottom to select "Meal Donation for Hospital Worker"- can donate in increments of $10 (@mildenddeli)

Streaming Workouts


@Sweatsandthecity- NYC fitness bloggers with full list of streaming workouts (see pic belwo), most of which offer free trials. ALSO- they just launched a daily schedule of LIVE streaming workout on IG (

Follow @sweatsandthecity for updates

[NOTE- if listed on the screenshot below, I have not re-listed it again. This is a GREAT list- I would start here first)



Peloton- 90 day free trial of streaming app (yoga, pilates, strength, meditation, etc). (@onepeloton)

Orange Theory Fitness- new 30-minute workout video each day, featuring some of its most popular coaches from around the world. Don't require any special equipment, but may feature everyday household items. (@orangetheory)

Fightcamp- In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the interactive boxing workout app has uploaded dozens of free workout videos to its YouTube channel ( From basic boxing techniques to intense, no-equipment-needed boxing drills there's something for everybody. (@fightcamp)

305 Fitness- dance-cardio studio offering free live-stream workouts on its YouTube channel ( every day at 12 p.m. EST. (@305fitness)

Daily Burn- 60 day free trial to all new members. (@dailyburn)

Underbelly Yoga- Free 14 day subscription. Virtual yoga studio provides a gentle introduction to yoga in three courses: Air (to learn mindful breath), Earth (to connect the breath to simple yoga postures), and Fire (to advance skills and build heat). Sign up for free trial at their website : THEN Download the app: (@theunderbellyyoga)

CorePower Yoga- Free access to special collection of online classes: "Users have the option of choosing C1 classes (perfect for beginners exploring yoga postures), C2 classes (focused on more challenging postures and connected breath), or CorePower's popular Sculpt class (a mix of strength-training moves and yoga sequences)." Also with free 7 day trial for access to full list of classes (@corepoweryoga)

Black Swan Yoga- donation based streaming yoga out of Texas. Go to (@blackswanyoga)

Down Dog - Free access to all apps including Down Dog, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, 7 minute workout until July 1st for all healthcare. Go to

Glo - Free 15 day trial for yoga, pilates, conditioning and meditation classes. Go to

Planet Fitness - Free workout classes. Go to or download the app

Pvolve - Free 14 day trial for fitness at home with whatever is at home. Go to

Yoga with Adriene- streaming free yoga classes on YouTube for ALL levels. (@adrienelouise, @fwfglife)


Many of your favorite studios are streaming workouts on IG Live:




Thank you to @Shape for their article:

Mindfulness/General Wellness

Headspace- free for all healthcare providers. Input your NPI for free access. If AMA member, can get a 2 year free membership. (@headspace)

Calm- App with guided meditations, sleep stories, breathing programs and relaxing music. Free one month premium trial: (@calm)

MNDFL- donation based IG live meditation sessions (@mndflmeditation)

10% Happier- meditation and mindfulness app with streaming meditations, podcasts, and blog posts. Healthcare workers get free access to app. Email for instructions (@tenpercenthappier)

Simple Habit- free meditation app that mainly offers bite-sized meditation sessions for anxiety, relaxation, relationships, career, parenting, and much more. Free premium membership through end of April. Download the app: (@simplehabitapp)

Peloton- 90 day free trial of streaming app (yoga, pilates, strength, meditation, etc). (@onepeloton). Putting this here too since they have streaming meditation and stretching :)

Insight Timer - free themed meditation.

Sacred Journey Earth - 15 day free trial for yoga and meditation classes.

Sanity Guide- variety of free resources (blog posts, talks, meditation, podcasts)

Talkspace - Free month access for Unlimited Messaging Plus plan, online therapy that includes unlimited text, video, and audio messaging with a licensed therapist. Requires NPI and state of residence. See site for more details:

Keep your mind busy


NYPL- If you have a library card, you can "borrow" up to 3 digital books at a time.

Audible - 30 day free trial with choice of 1 audiobook and 2 audible originals.


Met Opera.

Broadway Shows- 7 day free trial for recorded broadway shows to binge on

Free recorded classical concerts (

Museums- free online tours for world class museums (British Museum in London, Musée d'Orsay in Paris, Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and many more via Google Arts and Culture:


Sling- Free 14 day trial of streaming TV. (@sling)

Shudder- 30 day free trial horror movie streaming service. Code: SHUTIN.


Puppy Cam - Canine Companions for Independence. From 7AM to 8PM PT, join in and watch puppies eat/sleep/play and grow.

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Live Streams- every day at 3pm EDT, will highlight a new animal.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Otter Cam- watch sea otters frolic.


Epic - free games to play.


Quiliting - join an online network of quilters.

Practical Freebies

Citibike- Citi Bike Critical Workforce Membership Program will provide free 30-day Citi Bike memberships to New Yorkers on the frontlines against COVID. (@citibike)

Revel- FREE RIDES (mopeds) for healthcare workers until 6/1. From 6/1-7/1, will have a 20% discount program. Program ends 7/1. Go to and upload photo of work ID to get started.

The Four Seasons Hotel (57th Street)- will provide FREE lodging to doctors, nurses & medical personnel currently working to respond to the COVID19 pandemic. Call for details: 212-758-5700 (@fsnewyork)

AirBnb - Free/Subsidized housing via AirBnb for first responders and healthcare workers.

OYO Hotels- free stays for healthcare workers. Call (+1) 628-213-7020 (code:OYO4FIRSTRESPONDERS)

BP and Amoco Gas- 50 cent/gallon discount on gas! Visit this site to enroll and get your discount code:

General Freebies


Crocs- free pair for healthcare workers! Currently sold out but check back every day at noon. Resumes 5/26 at 12PM. (@crocs)

Boodywear - free pair of socks and moisturizer. Email with name, title and photo of hospital or clinic ID. While supplies last.

Kaktos - free pair of socks for healthcare workers. Email

Universal Standard - free piece of Foundation attire for ALL healthcare workers. Email with photo of hospital ID.


Allbirds- $60 pair with code: healthcarehero

Northface- 50% discount to healthcare workers in the US- can be used for the purchase of non-sale items on and at The North Face-owned retail stores in the United States (@thenorthface)

Asics- register on their site to get 60% off all full-priced products on the online store. (@asics)

Adidas -40% discount for healthcare workers.

Mental Health

  • Text SHARE to 741741 to be connected to someone you can talk with

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Distress hotline: (800) 985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

  • Free confidential telehealth peer support for US doctors by volunteer psychiatrists during COVID19 pandemic. (

  • Safe Call Now: (206) 459-3020. Staffed by first responders for first responders & family

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255

  • Frontline Helpline: (866) 676-7500 for frontline/first responders

  • Kristin Brooks Hopeline (800) 442-4673. General mental health hotline


  • NYS Dept of Health hotline for healthcare professionals: 1-844-863-9314

  • NYC Hotline 1888-NYC-Well, text WELL 65173