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Residents of Los Angeles County and California now have more incentives to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
From Friday through June 17, residents who get vaccinated at Los Angeles County venues will have the opportunity to win a pair of LA Clippers, Rams or Chargers 2021-22 home season season tickets.
Anyone 18 years of age or older who receives their first vaccine at a county, city, mobile site, or St. John’s Well Child and Family Center, or who brings a first-time vaccinee with them to their appointment. you for the second dose, can win.
Click here for official rules and locations of participating sites.
The county has partnered with the LA Lakers, Kings, Galaxy, Dodgers and LAFC for similar sweepstakes in an effort to get more people vaccinated.
Additionally, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Friday that the Clippers will offer vaccinated fans a 15% discount at their online store, the Golden State Warriors will offer a 20% discount at the Warriors Shop at the Chase Center in San Francisco, and the LA Store team at Staples Center will be offering a 15% discount.
These giveaways will run from June 15 to June 20.
Also on June 15, the date set for the full reopening of the state, Taco Bell will be offering free Doritos locos nacho cheese tacos to customers who show their COVID-19 vaccination cards at participating locations across the state.
Chipotle will offer vaccinated customers a free garnish or equivalent side serving of queso blanco with the purchase of any full-price entree at participating restaurants statewide.
The announcement came as Newsom held another round of the ‘Vax for the Win’ lottery draw on Friday. Winners from Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties were among 15 selected for $50,000 prizes in second draw
A third draw is scheduled for June 15, when 10 additional Californians will be selected to receive $1.5 million each.
“Today’s drawing and new partnerships with California-based businesses are another exciting opportunity to express our gratitude and build excitement as we move toward the full reopening of our state next week.” , Newsom said on Friday.
California saw a 13% increase in vaccinations administered from the previous week, state officials said. Since the lottery’s launch, about 2 million vaccine doses have been reported, including more than 700,000 Californians starting their vaccination process, according to state officials.
To date, California has administered nearly 40 million vaccines, 15.9 million more than any other state.
Locally, more than 5.4 million LA County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and more than 4.5 million are fully vaccinated, county officials said.
LA County Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Thursday stressed the importance of getting vaccinated, as the Delta coronavirus variant has been detected in the area since April.
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