Final Vax-A-Million drawing Wednesday
TOLEDO, Ohio — Wednesday marks the final Vax-A-Million drawing and there’s reason to wonder: will an additional incentive be needed to promote vaccination statewide? Following the announcement of the sweepstakes, vaccinations skyrocketed, but have plunged since the first drawing.
So far, slightly more than 50% of Ohio’s population has received a COVID vaccine, meaning there’s still a ways to go before herd immunity can be achieved, which is when 70% of the population receives both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. For updates regarding spread of the virus in Ohio, visit coronavirus.ohio.gov and to book your vaccine appointment, visit gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov.