July 29, 2020

Ways to Support and Give Back to Nurses During the Pandemic

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Nurses are some of the hardest working people, especially during these trying times with the COVID-19 pandemic. There is nothing that we want to do more than thank them for working endlessly to take care of our loved ones, working long, stressful hours, and working to make a difference in our communities, but trying to figure out how to do that can be a challenge. 

Nurses are  some of the most important people within the medical field, and we know that you want to give back to them for the accomplishments and the hard work they have put in to improve the overall health of your community, but how can you pay them back? There are many ways to do this! Whether it’s giving them a care package full of comfort food, or a spa package, there are so many different ways to show nurses that you care about the work that they put into their job every day.

Allow Nurses to Show Off Their Position With Clothing and More

Clothing, coffee mugs, water bottles, and items that nurses can use while on the job are perfect for any nurse as a gift to say thank you for everything they have done. This is a simple option that indefinitely shows how much you care about them and what they do for the people in your community, so why not buy them something that helps show off their position and the greater good that they provide?

Nurse Sweaters for the Win

What better way than to let a nurse show off the hard work that they do every day with walking around wearing a sweater that proves how much of a hero they really are! Clothing is the perfect way to show your appreciation for nurses, especially with proving that 2020 is the year for nurses everywhere.

What better way to show that 2020 is the year of the nurse than gifting this sweater to your favorite nurse! Image courtesy of Jim Coleman Store.

 Stay Hydrated On the Job

Nurses are constantly running around when they are on the job. Whether they are suddenly called into work, or have been working an intense overnight shift, getting a nurse a water bottle to remind them to take care of themselves is a great way to say that you care. It is important to stay hydrated, especially nurses that are constantly on-the-go and what better way to say you support our local heroes than getting one with an inspiring message for all nurses during these trying times.

A New Stethoscope

What better gift to get a nurse than a brand new stethoscope to use on their patients everyday! The MDF stethoscope is the perfect one to get a nurse because of its high ratings, 100% stainless steel construction, and of course, the many different colors that you can choose from. Give a nurse you know a brand new look with a stethoscope to show off that has top ratings within the medical field.  

Treat a nurse to a new stethoscope to support all of the work that they do each and every day.

A Coffee Mug or Tumbler to Start the Day Right

Whether it’s long mornings or pulling all-nighters with overnight shifts, many nurses rely on caffeine in coffee or tea to survive the day. What else to get a nurse than a nifty coffee mug, or a tumbler where they can keep their coffee hot or iced all day. This will not only help them make it through the day, but it is a generous and simple gift that a nurse is sure to love and appreciate. 

Comfort Food is an Easy Way to Support Your Local Heroes

There’s nothing more comforting in the world than having some sweet snacks to munch on, whether it’s chocolate chip cookies, brownies, fudge, chocolate, and much more. Another simple idea to get a nurse is a care package, or box full of cookies and other sweets to help them get through the day. This will fill all of their chocolate cravings, along with being a way to show that you support them and the services they provide during this time. 

A Big Thank You

What better way to thank your vital nurses than with the Thank You Box care package full of goodies to get your heroes through the day! The Thank You Box care package contains lots of delicious treats for nurses, such as sweet snacks like candy, chocolate, and even savory food, like chips, Chex Mix, and much more. This is the perfect gift to get a nurse to take as a snack while they’re on their break, or to munch on throughout the day. These tasty treats will remind nurses that their lives are just as important as the patients they take care of every day. 

Thank your local nurses with the Thank You Box care package that comes with lots of sweet and savory snacks and as a simple way of saying thank you. Image courtesy of Care Packages.

Wine Night After a Long Day

Having a glass of wine after dinner, or after a long day can be very relaxing and refreshing, so why not treat a nurse to a wine care package filled with some of the best wine and other goodies to complement it? There’s nothing better than a red wine package that comes with mixed nuts, cheese, and crackers to go along with a glass of wine after a tough day where you’re constantly on your feet like many nurses are, so this is the perfect gift for them!  

The Sweet Tooth Gift

It seems that almost everyone has a sweet tooth, so why not get a nurse a care package full of sweet goodies that are perfect for any time of the day! Chocolate, cookies of all different flavors, brownies, kettle corn, and other sweets are perfect for nurses and we know that they will greatly appreciate the thought that went into this package for them. Sweets are the best way to brighten anyone's days, so why not get some today for your local hero!

Cookies, brownies, chocolate, and other sweets are one of the best gifts to get a nurse to show how much you care about them and the work they put into their long days.

Relax with an At-Home Spa Day

After a nurse works a long day in the hospital taking care of patients and being on their feet all day, they deserve to relax and take some time to themselves. Whether they do this by taking a bubble bath, taking a hot shower, or just by doing a face mask, nurses need a well deserved break for how vital they are in the world.

Take a “Chill Pill” After a Long Shift

One of the best things you can do after work is take a nice long, hot shower, and this can be a great way for nurses to take a load off after a tough day. If you are looking to get something nurse and spa themed for your local hero, why not get them the Chill Pill handmade soaps off of Etsy. Not only are they super cute looking, but they are perfect to use as hand soap, or even in the shower to wash off all of the sweat and grime of the day. 

There’s nothing better than taking a “chill pill” after work with this medical themed soap for a nurse to use after a long day. Image courtesy of Etsy. 

Detox With a Face Mask

Skin care is so important, and face masks are a great way to unwind while taking care of your skin. What better way to remind a nurse that they are important and that they should take care of themselves than with some face masks! Whether you get them deep-cleansing charcoal clay masks, a hydrating, or a detoxifying mask, they are a great gift for a nurse to remind them that self care is important and to give back. 

Bubble Up in the Tub 

Resting your feet after standing on them all day is something that every nurse looks forward to after working, and what better way to do this than taking a bubble bath and relaxing with a glass of wine? Getting a nurse bubble bath that comes in many different scents is the perfect way to kick it back after serving their community and helping to make a change. With scents such as margarita, lavender, lemon, and more, your favorite nurse will love this simple gift!

Bubble baths are one of the most comforting things you can do after work, so treat a nurse to some bubble bath that not only smells good, but that they will love using.

Nurses are a vital part of the medical field and they are important individuals. It’s a hard job that they take on each and everyday, risking their lives to help the well being of others, working to find new vaccines, creating new medicines to help the livelihood of others, and overall just doing good for the world. If it wasn’t for nurses, we wouldn’t be able to be where we are at today.

Make sure to say thank you to a nurse today and give them a care package, or gift that is full of comfort food, clothing, mugs, or water bottles to show off their position as a nurse, and finally, with some at-home spa supplies to take care of themselves once their work day is done. Is there a care package or gift idea for a nurse that we didn’t mention? Let us know in the comments!

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