(Summit County Public Health) [Akron, OH] – In an effort to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates in Summit County, starting on August 27, 2021, Summit County Public Health (SCPH) will offer $100.00 Visa or MasterCard gift cards to any Ohio resident 12 and over receiving their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination while supplies last. The kick off for the $100.00 incentives will be on August 27, 2021 during a drive through clinic at 1867 W. Market St., Akron from 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm. We will offer all three vaccines during the event. SCPH will continue to offer $100.00 gift cards to individuals receiving their first dose at all public SCPH clinics while supplies last. This will be a onetime incentive for first doses only while supplies last, and we will be verifying first dose status in the State of Ohio’s vaccination registry.
SCPH encourages all residents and particularly those who are unvaccinated to continue to engage in safe and effective behaviors to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Stay home if you’re sick, even with mild symptoms
Be mindful in your interactions with others. Limit your chances of exposure by maintaining social distancing of at least six feet from non-household members
Wear a mask in public
Consider necessary travel only
Follow good hygiene standards:
Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds Use hand sanitizer frequently
Avoid touching your face Cover coughs and sneezes
If you have questions, call the COVID-19 Call Line (330) 926-5795. The call line is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. M-F.