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These St. Louis businesses are offering deals for essential workers

Businesses in the area are offering deals to health care workers, first responders and other essential employees during the coronavirus outbreak
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ST. LOUIS — There are a few businesses in the St. Louis area offering deals for health care workers, first responders and other essential employees who are still going to work during the coronavirus outbreak.

We made a list of local businesses are offering deals:

Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton

Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton, opening this summer in downtown Clayton, is offering a special rate of $63 for medical professionals.

The standard rate for the hotel is $259, according to a hotel spokesperson.

Bookings can be made starting May 6, National Nurses Day, until May 31 for stays from Oct. 26 to April 17, 2021.

The $63 rate is in honor of 1863, when formal nurses training began in the U.S. at the Women’s Hospital of Philadelphia, according to a press release.

Medical professionals will need to present either a hospital badge or business card with driver’s license to receive the discounted rate.

Click here for more information about rates and available bookings.

Oak Brook Golf Club

Oak Brook Golf Club in Edwardsville, Illinois, is offering free golf for police officers, first responders and hospital workers.

To schedule a tee time call 618-656-5600 and make sure to bring a job I.D. when you come to the club.


Adidas is offering 40% off to verified medical professionals, first responders, nurses and military members.

Click here to learn more about the discount.

Sparks Tire & Auto

Sparks Tire & Auto in St. Charles is offering free oil changes for healthcare workers. 

To schedule an appointment, click here or call (636) 946-5900.

The deal is being offered through the end of May.

Lion's Choice

Lion's Choice is offering 55% off any order at Lion’s Choice for all health care workers and first responders through the end of April.

Beginning April 4, Lion's Choice is also offering a kids meal for $1.99. The meal includes one entree, two sides and a drink. The deal is available after 4 p.m. every day.

We can't say thank you enough to all the healthcare workers and firs... t responders working around the clock to protect us... but we can offer you 55% off any order at Lion's Choice. Now thru the end of April. Thank you, from your LC Family.

Steak ‘n Shake 

Steak ‘n Shake is offering 20% off any Steakburger or fries for these workers:

Doctors, nurses, healthcare providers and hospital staff, including maintenance and custodial workers; police and law enforcement agencies; EMT, local 911 and fire departments; pharmacy/drugstore; grocery store workers and food distributors; custodian and facilities maintainers; local government officials; bank managers and tellers; restaurant workers; television and newspaper staffers; cashiers, stockroom and loading dock workers; food banks and soup kitchens; city sanitation workers; IT companies and transit workers (airports, trains, subways); mail and package delivery services including the U.S. Postal Service, Fedex and UPS.  

To receive the discount, you just need to show a job I.D.

In addition to the deal for essential employees, Steak ‘n Shake is offering a few deals for everyone to take advantage of:

  • Family 4 Pack Meal Deal: includes four double 'n cheese Steakburgers, four small fries and four sodas, feeding a family of four for only $19.99. Available every day by drive-thru or take-out only.
  • Half-Price Happy Hour: offering half-price on all milk shakes and drinks. Have fun with the kids over an indulgent afternoon treat while enjoying one of our 23 classic or specialty hand-dipped milkshakes for half price. Available Monday through Friday, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. by drive-thru or take-out only.

Missouri locations offering deals:

  • 120 Arnold Crossroads Center in Arnold
  • 677 Gravois Bluffs Boulevard in Fenton
  • 1185 Gravois Road in Fenton
  • 999 Veterans Boulevard in Festus
  • 835 Robert Raymond Drive in Lake St. Louis
  • 2221 First Capitol Drive  in St. Charles
  • 9550 Natural Bridge in St. Louis
  • 8609 Watson Road in St. Louis
  • 3226 Telegraph Road in St. Louis
  • 1253 Hampton Avenue in St. Louis
  • 10459 Page Avenue in St. Louis
  • 1460 Jungerman Road in St. Peters
  • 1525 S. Lindbergh Boulevard in Sunset Hills
  • 3101 Phoenix Center Drive in Washington
  • 1134 W. Pearce Boulevard in Wentzville

Illinois locations: 

  • 99 Conference Center Drive in East Peoria
  • 80 Homer Adams Parkway in Alton
  • 606 North Bluff in Collinsville
  • 2382 Troy Road in Edwardsville
  • 1211 N. Keller in Effingham
  • 130 N. 44th Street in Mt. Vernon
  • 325 S. Veteran's Parkway in Normal
  • 109 Regency Park in O'Fallon

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is offering a dozen doughnuts for free to medical professionals every Monday starting on National Doctors Day, March 30, until National Nurses Week on May 11.

Pebble Brook Pool & Spa

Pebble Brook Pool & Spa is offering its all-inclusive pool opening package for free to firefighters, police, paramedics, nurses and doctors.


Dunkin' is offering a free hot or iced medium coffee and a doughnut for nurses and healthcare professionals on May 6.


Starbucks is offering free coffee for first responders and health care workers nationwide until May 3.

Dollar General

Dollar General is offering medical workers, National Guardsmen and first responders 10% off storwide through April 30.

You must show a work badge or ID to be eligible.

Dollar General is committed to serving our communities and plans to ... remain open to provide customers with household essentials. Medical personnel, activated National Guardsmen and first responders receive 10% off storewide, every day. We are dedicating the first hour each day to our senior and at-risk customers.


BP says it is offering 50 cents off per gallon to first responders and health care workers for their next fill-up at a BP or Amoco gas stations.

According to BP, the discount is being offered this month to first responders, doctors, nurses and hospital workers to thank them for their efforts amid the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Tiger Express Wash

Tiger Express Wash is offering free Black & Gold car washes until April 30 for all healthcare workers, first responders, doctors, nurses and medical staff. Healthcare workers need to show a proper ID to a cashier. The offer will be good through April.

Rottler Pest

Rottler Pest Solutions is offering 20% off a regular-priced initial service for first responders and health care workers when signing up for a new program

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