September 20, 2021
SCPH Media Contact Phone Number: (330) 812-3700
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SCPH Will Offer $100.00 Incentive for First Dose COVID-19 vaccination
[Akron, OH] – In an effort to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates in Summit County, this
Friday September 24, 2021, Summit County Public Health (SCPH) will offer $100.00 Visa or
MasterCard gift cards to any Ohio resident 12 and over receiving their first dose of a COVID-19
vaccination. This clinic is for 1st or 2nd dose vaccinations ONLY, we will not be
administering boosters or 3rd doses at the vaccination clinic on Friday, September 24, 2021.
The drive thru clinic on September 24, 2021 will be held at 1867 W. Market St., Akron from
1:00 pm – 7:00 pm. All three vaccines will be available during the event while supplies last.
SCPH will continue to offer $100.00 gift cards to individuals receiving their first dose at all
public SCPH clinics while supplies last. This will be a onetime incentive for first doses only
while supplies last, and we will be verifying first dose status in the State of Ohio’s vaccination registry.
SCPH encourages all residents and particularly those who are unvaccinated to continue to
engage in safe and effective behaviors to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Stay home if you’re sick, even with mild symptoms
Be mindful in your interactions with others. Limit your chances of exposure by
maintaining social distancing of at least six feet from non-household members
Wear a mask in public
Consider necessary travel only
Follow good hygiene standards:
Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
Use hand sanitizer frequently
Avoid touching your face
Cover coughs and sneezes
If you have questions, call the COVID-19 Call Line (330) 926-5795. The call line is open from
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. M-F.
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Vaccination Clinic 9-24-21