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COVID-19 Vaccination Incentives Happening in Some States

After a strong start, vaccination rates are slowing across the U.S., so some states are offering incentives to get people to get their shots.

California is giving away over $15 million in cash and prizes.

If you’re a Delaware resident and vaccinated before June 29th, you’ll be entered in twice weekly drawings for a chance to win cash prizes and vacations. If you’re under 17, you’ll be entered to win a scholarship to a Delaware public university.

The state of illinois is offering residents 50,000 free tickets to Six Flags Great America.

Colorado announced a COVID-19 vaccine lottery that will reward five winners with $1 million each.

And if you go to a Yankees or Mets game in New York, you can not only receive a vaccination, but also a free ticket to another game. Play ball…