Hertz Offers Free Rental Cars To Health Care Workers In New York City


Health care workers in New York City now have one less thing to worry about — how they’ll get to work. Hertz announced Wednesday that it will now provide free vehicle rentals to those on the front lines in the epicenter of America’s coronavirus pandemic.

“With New York City having the highest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, health care workers are dealing with extremely challenging circumstances,” said Kathryn Marinello, Hertz president and CEO, in a press release. “It’s vital that health care workers have safe and reliable transportation during this time, and we are eager to help.”

The company will offer the free rentals — for a week, up to a full month — from its 19 New York City-area Hertz locations beginning Wednesday through April 30. Marinello explained that a “dramatic decrease” in travel has led to more vehicles that are available to “serve the most critical needs of the community.”

Read more at CBS NEWS.



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