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Dollar General offering 10% discount for first responders, National Guardsmen and medical workers during COVID-19 crisis

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Posted at 12:24 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 13:24:50-04

Dollar General has announced a discount for first responders, activated National Guardsmen and medical personnel during the coronavirus crisis.

The 10% discount begins on Monday and goes through April 30 with the possibility for extending.

Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, paramedics, police officers, firefighters and Guardsmen all qualify for the 10% discount.

Customers can show their badge or ID to receive the discount.

"At Dollar General, we are deeply appreciative for the ongoing and brave work that our medical professionals, first responder communities and National Guard activated continue to perform during these unprecedented times," said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's CEO, in a written statement. "To demonstrate our heartfelt gratitude for these individuals' tireless service to their communities, we are proud to help support them with this discount."

The discount is not valid toward the purchase of gift cards, all phone cards, prepaid Visa cards, prepaid wireless handsets, lottery tickets, Rug Doctor rentals, tobacco and alcoholic beverages.