To thank them for their service, Starbucks is offering health care workers and first responders free iced or hot coffee.\nMcDonald's and Tim Hortons have had similar offers.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nFrontline employees in emergency services or the health care system are entitled to several privileges given the risks they face and their hard work during the pandemic. Companies across the province have offered discounts and free treats to the essential workers keeping us healthy and safe. Now, Starbucks is joining in with an offer of free coffee.\nSince the beginning of the crisis, the company has provided considerable support to the community through various initiatives, including donations and encouraging messages.\nNow, it's possible for people overburdened by public health conditions to get a small iced coffee to refresh their day and enjoy a short break before returning to work.\nHot coffee is also available for those seeking a little extra comfort.\nThis promotion, offering free hot or cold coffee, is active at all Starbucks locations. Qualifying workers need only present their employee cards to confirm their identities.\nEligible individuals are primarily first responders, frontline health care providers or medical researchers.\nSome customers have told Narcity Québec that several locations have offered a wider selection of free beverages for essential workers. There is no harm in checking with the nearest restaurant.\nSome branches even offer delivery on Uber Eats and it's currently free so you can sip your favourite beverage at home. This promotion is also valid for anyone who wishes to order remotely.\nStarbucks isn't the only popular chain to offer free coffee, either.\nView this post on Instagram To all the healthcare workers and first responders, you are not alone. As you serve your communities, we're proud to serve you with 1 million free cups of coffee and counting. Thank you for all you do. 💚☕ Photos (L-R): Danielle M. (Facebook), @akilah_and_the_beee, christyann20 (Twitter), @stvimresidency, @morganferguson, @tiffcoycarlson, ls_carolinas (Twitter), @ninerz86, @mercymusicians A post shared by Starbucks Coffee ☕ (@starbucks) on Apr 23, 2020 at 7:03am PDT\nIn recent weeks, Tim Hortons has delivered quantities of hot coffee to essential workers across Canada.\nA Tim Hortons spokesperson confirmed to MTL Blog on March 27 that it had brought free drinks to dozens of local institutions, including the LaSalle Hospital, Montreal Children's Hospital, Pierrefonds Animal Hospital, and a police station, as well as Metro and IGA grocery stores and Pharmaprix.\nMcDonald's Canada, too, has given free medium McCafé Premium Roast Coffee and tea to health care workers at drive-thru locations across the country.\nView this post on Instagram To our health care workers and emergency services personnel, we can’t thank you enough for your efforts. Your medium McCafé Premium Roast Coffee or Tea is on us. Available in drive-thru at participating restaurants in Canada. A post shared by McDonald’s Canada (@mcdonaldscanada) on Mar 26, 2020 at 3:48am PDT\nOf course, people throughout Montreal are also stepping up to give thanks to the neighbours who continue to provide for them.\nGet all the details on the Starbucks offer below.\nFree Coffee For Health Care Workers At Starbucks\nWhat: Small iced coffee or medium hot coffee\nWhere: All Starbucks locations in Quebec\nWhy You Have To Go: For a little break and boost of energy while you're working hard for the sake of public health.\nView this post on Instagram Tell us about something that made you smile today. 💚 A post shared by Starbucks Coffee ☕ (@starbucks) on Apr 13, 2020 at 1:00pm PDT\nMenu\nThis article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.