PASADENA (CBSLA) — Pasadena public health officials Sunday partnered with Huntington Hospital and the Rose Bowl Flea Market to host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic.
The clinic, which was slated to go until 10 a.m., was offering the first 100 people to get vaccinated free admittance to the Flea Market, a $20 value, as an added incentive.READ MORE: LA Councilman Calls For All City Employees To Be Fully Vaccinated Against COVID
“I’m feeling good,” said Ruben Alonzo of Victorville, who received his first dose. “The incentive was the money. And then also, I knew it was going to open up on the 15th and that not everyone was going to wear their mask.”READ MORE: 2 Teens Shot, 1 Killed, At Corona Movie Theater
Officials said also that all eligible individuals who are fully vaccinated by Tuesday may be considered for other cash incentives such as a $50 incentive card and up to $1.5 million from California. For more information on the Vax for the Win program, click here.MORE NEWS: Gunfire May Have Led To Fatal Crash In Venice Area
“We are down to our final days before the State opens on Tuesday so this a great incentive for people to come out, get free admission into the Flea market, get vaccinated so they will be able to enjoy more on Tuesday, ” said Lisa Derderian, a City Public Information Officer.