A new review shows that the number of people vaccinated in California went up after the state launched a vaccine lottery.
The Sacramento Bee reviewed the records of the California Department of Health, which show an increase in vaccination following the vaccine lottery. State figures show there was a significant rise in the number of vaccine doses administered from June 4-10 compared to the previous week. The state will hold another prize drawing July 1, when people can win one of six vacations to various tourist destinations throughout California, including Palm Springs and Anaheim. The data also coincided at the same time teenagers became eligible for shots.
Free giveaways from private companies that have been offered for people who get vaccinated include free tacos from Taco Bell and free tickets to Six Flags.