Dollar General announces discount to medical, guardsmen and first responders

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PANAMA CITY — Dollar General has announced that it will offer a 10% discount on qualifying purchases to all medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen starting Monday.

Individuals can present their employment badge or ID at more than 16,300 stores to receive the discount. The discount is not available with additional Dollar General coupons and there are some other purchase restrictions in place.

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According to a press release from Dollar General, they will offer the discount through April 30 and plan to evaluate the possible extension of the offer in the coming weeks, based on the evolution and status of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In addition, all stores are dedicating the first hour each morning to senior customers to provide at-risk neighbors the opportunity to shop for essential items in a less crowded environment. Stores will close one hour early each night to clean and re-stock shelves, as well as for employees’ safety and well-being.