SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF/BCN) — Marin County Health and Human Services are handing out gift cards to entice residents to get vaccinated this week.
Marin County residents who are vaccinated will receive a $25 gift card to a grocery store while supplies last. The statewide program plans to give $116.5 million in gift cards and cash in June to people who get vaccinated.READ MORE: UPDATE: San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Hit-And-Run Victim Identified As Hotel Worker Headed Home
This is on top of the residents being entered into the state’s Vax for the Win contest, where winners receive $50,000.READ MORE: Suspect Sought In Robbery At El Cerrito Pharmacy
According to state data, about 18 million Californians have been vaccinated, or 45% of the population.MORE NEWS: Bay Area McDonald's Restaurants Offer Free COVID Shots and Menu Items
Learn more about the county’s incentive program or find a vaccination location at GetVaccinatedMarin.org.