CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — During his Tuesday morning COVID-19 briefing, Governor Jim Justice announced the start of the vaccine incentive program he had mentioned last week.
The program will give people a type of gift to ensure the reception of the COVID-19 vaccine. The giveaways will kick-off on Father’s Day, June 20, and run until August 4, 2021.
The Father’s Day event will start a string of giveaways happening once-a-week through the beginning of August. Here is what will be given away during the Father’s Day Vaccine Giveaway:
- 2 Four-Year Scholarships to any WV Institution for those aged 12 to 25.
- 2 Brand New Custom-Built Trucks
- 5 Lifetime Hunting & Fishing Licenses
- 5 Brand New Hunting Rifles
- 5 Brand New Hunting Shotguns
- 25 Weekend Getaways to any WV State Park
- $1 Million Dollars every week
The grand prizes will be announced on August 4, with first place taking home $1,588,000 and a second place walking away with $588,000.
You must have received at least your first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to be eligible. Gov. Justice says a website will soon be up to provide more information on the vaccine giveaways.