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Governor Whitmer to announce 'lottery-style' COVID-19 vaccine incentive program

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Posted at 9:01 PM, Jun 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-01 09:35:41-04

LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a new program to incentivize Michiganders to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Michigan governor’s office.

We’re told the “MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes,” which will be held as “a lottery-style raffle,” will offer a total payout of $5 million, as well as nine scholarships valued at $55,000 apiece.

The announcement was made during a press conference Thursday morning.

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced a similar program for Ohio residents back in May.

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