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Gov. DeWine announces vaccine incentives for younger Ohioans

Mike DeWine
Posted at 12:32 PM, Sep 23, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine held a news conference at 2 p.m. Thursday where he announced "Vax-to-School," a new vaccination incentive program for younger Ohioans.

Read more about the new program here:

'Vax-to-School' will give vaccinated Ohioans aged 12-25 chance to win $100,000, $10,000 scholarships

Watch a full replay of the news conference below:

Gov. DeWine announces 'Vax-to-School,' which will give vaccinated Ohioans aged 12-25 chance to win $100,000, $10,000 scholarships

The vaccine has been started in 17.84% of Ohioans aged 19 and under, and in 47.35% of Ohioans aged 20 to 29, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Health. Less than half of Ohio's population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 — 5,795,717 Ohioans have been fully vaccinated to date, which is 49.58% of the state's population.

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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