To alleviate some of the immense stress on staff and medical staff who are working on the frontlines during the COVID-19 response, local businesses and services are offering discounts and designated shopping hours for health care workers. Please refer to the list below:

A & W is offering free drinks any size for health care workers in the Lower Mainland.

Afghan Kitchen South Surrey is offering 30% off food takeout or delivery orders for health care workers (16120 24 Avenue, Surrey).

Bombay Kitchen and Bar is offering health care workers 50% of their order when delivered to a medical facility or doctor's office, as well as one free meal per week, for people in quarantine (1018 Commercial Drive, Vancouver).

Chevron is offering a gas discount of $10 off every fill up of 20 litres or more for health care workers, once per person per day until April 17. 

FED is offering any of their diets and plans at cost ($8.67/meal) with below-cost delivery to frontline health workers in Vancouver, North Vancouver and Richmond.

GroceryHero is a free delivery matching service to help our frontline medical professionals focus on fighting COVID-19. Learn more here.

London Drugs is reserving special times for each of the pharmacy and retailer’s stores for health care workers and first responders from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. 

Nando’s Chicken is offering free takeout meals to any nurse, doctor or health care worker, and will deliver free hot catered meals to hospitals near Nando’s locations (Vancouver, North Vancouver, and Richmond).

Score on Davie is offering 50% off food takeout orders for health care workers and first responders (1262 Davie St, Vancouver).

Starbucks is offering a free tall brewed coffee (hot or iced) to any customer who identifies as a frontline responder until May 3.

Tractor Foods is offering frontline health care workers with their ID one free meal while supplies last at their 601 West Broadway location in Vancouver.

Albasha Restaurant (located at 1206 Davie Street) are offering a 20% discount to health workers and to all staff from St.Paul's hospital.

The Vancouver Soup Company is  offering staff a special discount code (stp2020) to order delicious and hearty products online on thier website at at a reduced cost. Free delivery for any orders of $30.00 or more in the Vancouver area. (North Van and Burnaby are fine too). When ordering for delievery,  please mark the order as “pick up”  and be sure to write in the message box: “free delivery for St. Paul’s staff”. That way, the $10 delivery fee will be waved. 

Cantina Pana (1941 Cornwall Ave)  is offering a 15% discount off any item on their menu for heath care workers. 

Giovane cafe (located in the Hotel Fairmont Pacific Rim) is offering complimentary hot and specialty coffee beverages for all front line health care workers, hospital staff and first responders until May 31, 2020. Simply show your staff ID to the giovane baristas.

Park Inn and Suites by Radisson Vancouver (898 West Broadway) is offering a 30% discount to all front line responders at the Market Café (located in the hotel). Place your order for takeout or pick-up by calling 604.872.8661. Times include: 7:00 am – 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Please have your ID badge ready to show.

Natural Skin Care Beauty: — 50% off hand soap and hand spray. Please use the following discount code:  Frontline99

Afghan Kitchen South Surrey will give healthcare workers 30% off their takeout or delivery orders (16120 24 Avenue, Surrey).

La Tana (www.caffelatana.cais offering grocery delivery or pick up in Vancouver.  All Frontline workers will recieve 15% off everything on thier website, which includes fresh pasta, produce and all the pantry essentials to make great food at home. They also have some fantastic ready to heat meals. Same day pick up and next day delivery orders can be placed anytime on thier website. Please use FRONTLINE15 at checkout for a 15% discount. 

Yen Brothers Discounted Groceries: Place your order with the sales desk at 604-255-6522.  Let them know your account number (181520).  We are Click here for the list of products you can order.  If you see an X in the Product ID you are able to order smaller amounts. Open Monday to Friday 9-4.

Costco is temporarily allowing priority access to our warehouses for Costco members who are healthcare workers and first responders such as police officers, EMTs and firefighters. Healthcare workers (which include Pharmacists and all hospital employees with a hospital ID) and first responders who present a Costco membership card and official identification of their role, will be allowed to move to the front of any line to enter the warehouse. 

Vega is offering a 40% off discount for all healthcare workers and will deliver straight to your door. Please use the code: 40THANKS. Website is

McDonalds is offering all health care workers and emergency services personnel a free medium McCafé Premium Roast Coffee or tea, available in drive-thru at participating restaurants in Canada.

Tripple O’s is extending an offer of 15% off of your entire order at participating Triple O’s restaurants for healthcare workers, emergency responders and those on the frontline. Whether grabbing a bite on the go, a family meal or group order from your team and colleagues, we hope you enjoy your meal and it brings you a little bit of comfort during this difficult time. Discount available for drive-thru or walk-up ordering. Must be in uniform or present valid ID.

Body Energy Club is offering free smoothies to doctors and nurses working against the spread of COVID-19 on the front line. You can redeem for your smoothie by showing ID or be in uniform.​dyenergy​​.

Honest Cleaning & Services is offering discounted cleaning services to all front line hospital staff during COVID-19. Our staff come prepared with gloves, masks and antibacterial green cleaners. We are also happy to use your supplies and vacuum upon request.   The regular rate is $75/hour for a team of two cleaning specialists. The discounted rate is now $55/hour for front line hospital staff during the month of April.

SPUD is offering 20% off our Stay Home Food Boxes to Providence Health Care team members. ​Please follow the steps below to redeem your coupon:

  1. Using your email address, create an account at
  2. Shop from a variety of produce and grocery boxes
  3. Enter code "STAYHOMEPROVIDENCE" when you add a box to your cart or at checkout to get 20% off of your order
  4. Complete your order by providing your billing and shipping information
  5. Reach out to with any questions or concerns

In addition to the services listed above, please visit the staff discount page on the PHC website for a complete list of benefits for Providence staff throughout the year.

Do you know a local business that is supporting our hardworking staff? If so, please let us know and we will add them to the list.

This page last updated May 15, 2020 3:52pm PDT