Columbus Public Health Extends $100 Vax Cash Incentive through September 10 at Select Locations
Public Health Extends $100 Vax Cash Incentive through September 10 at Select
August 16, 2021
Columbus Public Health is extending the Vax Cash program
through September 10 at select locations. Columbus Public Health received additional
funding from the state to continue the successful program for four more weeks.
Franklin County residents getting their first dose of the
COVID-19 vaccine are eligible to receive a $100 Visa cash card at seven
neighborhood satellite clinics and Columbus Public Health. No appointment is
Vax cash will be offered from noon-7 p.m. while supplies
Linden Community Center (1350
Tewahedo Social Services (4099 Karl Rd.)
Community Center (580 E. Woodrow Ave.)
Association of Ohio (3422 Cleveland Ave.)
Community of Central Ohio (4646 Tamarack Blvd.)
Community Center (455 S. Westgate Ave.)
St. Stephen the
Martyr Church (4131 Clime Rd.)
Cash also will be offered to residents getting their first dose at the Columbus
Public Health walk-in clinic at 240 Parsons Ave. The clinic is open from 9
a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
are excited to extend the Vax Cash program to encourage more residents to roll
up their sleeves and get vaccinated” said Health Commissioner Dr. Mysheika
Roberts. “We’ve seen this program work to bring more people to our clinics,
especially people of color and younger people. As cases continue to rise
locally, we need this extra incentive to increase vaccinations to protect
health and prevent hospitalizations from the delta virus.”
first of its kind, the Vax Cash program launched on July 6. Since then, 9,385
people got vaccinated at a Vax Cash clinic location -- 55% of those were people
of color and 56% were people under 39.
more information, visit Columbus.gov/c19vax or call 614-645-1519.