What local and national vaccine incentives are up for grabs?

Coronavirus New Mexico

(Credit: Business Wire)

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – As the percentage of vaccinated New Mexicans reaches 70%, incentives to get the rest of the population covered have increased. Both locally and on a national level, companies and governments are working to get the population to herd immunity.

In New Mexico

  • New Mexico United – the team announced on May 12 they are teaming up with the New Mexico Department of Health and Western Sky Community Care to provide COVID-19 vaccines at every home game. Vaccinations will be available for up to 150 ticketholders in the tailgate lot and those receiving their first COVID-19 vaccination will get a voucher for a free ticket for a future NM United match.
  • State cash sweepstakes – at the beginning of June, the state announced an incentive program that will reward $10 million in total prize money as well as additional prizes and awards available throughout the summer to New Mexicans who receive their vaccines.
  • ABQ Ride Sun Van is allowing people to use their services to get to and from vaccine sites even if they do not fall within the traditional service criteria for the system.


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