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Louisiana announces first vaccine lottery winners; click here to find out when the next drawing is

10 months 6 days 17 hours ago Friday, July 16 2021 Jul 16, 2021 July 16, 2021 12:27 PM July 16, 2021 in Coronavirus
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- Louisiana announced the first winners in its Shot At A Million campaign, rewarding two random residents for getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

New Orleans resident Clement Dasalla, 80, won the first of four $100,000 cash prizes. Skyla Degrasse, a 17-year-old from Hammond, won the first of nine $100,000 scholarships.

"All across Louisiana, more and more people like Clement and Skyla are choosing to go Sleeves Up — and right now you have four more chances to join them as Shot At A Million winners,” said Gov. Edwards. “Now more than ever, we need our people to be protected against COVID-19 and, thankfully, we have three safe and effective vaccines that will do just that."

Listed below are the upcoming deadlines for the next weekly drawings:

-Enter by July 16, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. CDT for the July 21 drawing
-Enter by July 23, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. CDT for the July 28 drawing
-Enter by July 30, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. CDT for the August 4 drawing
-Enter by July 31, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. CDT for the August 6 grand prize drawing

Each weekly drawing consists of one $100,000 cash prize and one $100,000 scholarship. The final grand prize drawing on Aug. 6, 2021 will award a $1 million cash award and five $100,000 scholarships.

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