<h2>Dollar General is proud to provide all medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying purchases. Individuals can present their employment badge or ID at more than 16,300 stores to receive the discount.<\/h2>\r\n\u201cAt 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,\u201d said Todd Vasos, Dollar General\u2019s CEO.\u00a0 \u201cTo demonstrate our heartfelt gratitude for these individuals\u2019 tireless service to their communities, we are proud to help support them with this discount.\u00a0 On behalf of the entire Dollar General family, we would like to thank all of the physicians, nurses, pharmacists, paramedics, police officers, fire fighters, Guardsmen and other health care and front-line professionals working to support and care for our neighbors and communities.\u201d\r\n\r\nDollar General will offer the discount through Apr. 30 and plans to evaluate the possible extension of the offer in the coming weeks, based on the evolution and status of the COVID-19 pandemic.\r\n\r\nDollar General also continues to highlight its appreciation to its employees who continue to serve customers and communities through the company\u2019s mission of Serving Others. The Company plans to invest approximately $35 million in bonuses for all eligible store, distribution center and private fleet employees who perform work during a six-week period beginning in mid-March. Dollar General is also providing all employees with an ongoing 30 percent digital coupon discount on its private brands through May 4.\r\n\r\nAll Dollar General stores are also dedicating the first hour each morning to senior customers with the goal to provide at-risk neighbors the opportunity to shop for essential items in a less crowded environment. Stores are also closing one hour early to clean and re-stock shelves, as well as for employees\u2019 safety and wellbeing.