LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County is offering more incentives to encourage residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Through Thursday, June 3, people 18 and older who get their first COVID-19 vaccine at all city county-run vaccination sites will have an opportunity to win a pair of tickets to the 2021-2022 home season of either the L.A. Kings or the L.A. Galaxy.READ MORE: GoFundMe Set Up For Tomas Mejia, Security Guard Fatally Stabbed At Park La Brea Apartments
Two residents will be awarded prizes. The contest is also open to anyone receiving a second dose who brings another person with them to be vaccinated.
Starting on Friday and continuing until next Thursday, season tickets will be up for grabs for the L.A. Dodgers or the Los Angeles Football Club.United Teachers LA Vote In Favor Of Agreement With LAUSD For Physical Return To 2021-2022 School Year
On Friday, the state will hold the first of two planned drawings, awarding $50,000 in cash to 15 people who have been vaccinated. A second drawing will be held on June 11 to pick another 15 winners.
On June 15, $1.5 million will be awarded to 10 lucky Californians for a grand total of $15 million in cash prizes. Winners must complete their vaccination in order to claim their prize. If someone under 18 wins, the cash will be put in a savings account for them until they turn 18.
According to L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer, as of Wednesday, roughly 64% of county residents aged 16 and older have received at least one dose so far, while roughly 53% of residents in that age bracket are fully vaccinated.MORE NEWS: Suspected Car Thief In Custody After Pursuit Ends In North Hollywood
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