$100 gift cards offered for first-time COVID-19 vaccination

Press release from Public Health — Dayton & Montgomery County

Public Health — Dayton & Montgomery County is offering an incentive of $100 gift cards for unvaccinated individuals to receive their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccinations will take place at five fixed locations while supplies last starting Sept. 14.

“Vaccination is the single most important thing you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones from severe illness, hospitalization or death from COVID-19,” said Montgomery County Health Commissioner Jeff Cooper. “The incentive is being offered to help motivate the unvaccinated to receive the vaccine as quickly as possible to reduce the recent surge of severe illness and hospitalization.”

As of Sept. 7, 50.49% of the Montgomery County population has received at least one dose, with 52.45% statewide having done so.

Public Health currently has 1,000 gift cards available through a grant provided by the Ohio Department of Health, with more scheduled to be made available in the coming weeks.

The location of Public Health’s fixed vaccination clinic sites, are based on areas experiencing lower vaccination rates, opportunity map and Social Vulnerability Index data to ensure access to vulnerable populations.

At the following locations and times Public Health will be providing both first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, however gift cards will only be available for those receiving their first dose. Please bring ID to allow Public Health staff to verify in its system which dose you are receiving.

Tuesdays, 2-6 p.m.
Starting Sept. 14
Dayton Metro Library - Huber Heights
6160 Chambersburg Rd., Huber Heights, OH 45424

Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to noon
Starting Sept. 15
Dayton Convention Center
22 E. Fifth St., Dayton, OH 45402

Thursdays, noon to 4 p.m.
Starting Sept. 16
Montgomery County Fairgrounds
645 Infirmary Rd., Dayton, OH 45417

Fridays, 8 a.m. to noon
Starting Sept. 17
Northwest Recreation Center
1600 Princeton Dr., Dayton, OH 45406

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Starting Sept. 18
SugarCreek Packing
900 N. Gettysburg Ave., Dayton, OH 45417


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