$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.”
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