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WATCH: Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Lottery give update on 'Vax-2-School' program

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Posted at 9:25 AM, Oct 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-01 10:55:41-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Department of Health Medical Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff and Ohio Lottery Commission Director Pat McDonald gave an update on the Ohio Vax-2-School program during a briefing on Friday morning.

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Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Lottery give update on 'Vax-2-School' program

Gov. Mike DeWine announced last week that the “Ohio Vax-to-School” program will offer a total of $1 million worth of scholarships to 55 vaccinated Ohio residents aged 12 to 25.

Vaccinated Ohioans in that age range can enter a drawing to win one of five $100,000 scholarships or one of 50 $10,000 scholarships.

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Visit our Vaccinating Ohio page for the latest updates on Ohio's vaccination program, including links to sign up for a vaccine appointment, a map of nearby vaccination sites, a detailed breakdown of the state's current vaccine phase, and continuing local coverage of COVID-19 vaccines in Northeast Ohio.

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