Free $100 Incentive for New Yorkers Getting Vaccinated Says Mayor de Blasio
NYC Mayor de Blasio announced today that $100 will be provided to folks getting their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The announcement came during this morning’s daily press conference.
“Starting on Friday, we will provide at city-run vaccination sites, when you get your first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, when you get your first dose, you will get a hundred-dollar incentive, $100 for any New Yorker who goes to a city-run site to get vaccinated,” said the Mayor.
“We will say thank you. We’ll say we’re really glad that you got vaccinated for yourself, for your family, for your community. And here’s $100 to thank you for doing the right thing and to encourage people.”
The Mayor continued by stressing how getting vaccinated enables one to participate in all the many upcoming events in the city to which being vaccinated is a pre-requisite for entry.
NYC’s vaccine incentive page has been updated to reflect the new offer.
It states how getting your first dose at a NYC run vaccine site will make you eligible for a number of listed incentives; one of which being a one hundred dollar pre-paid debit card. It also mentions how vaccinations received today and tomorrow will be eligible as of July 30 going forward.
Below is a list of other related bonuses offered to those getting their first shot:
- $100 pre-paid debit card
- New York City Football Club tickets
- Brooklyn Cyclones tickets
- NYC Ferry 10-Ride Pass
- Statue of Liberty and accompanying ferry ticket
- NYC Public Markets gift cards ($25)
- Public Theater annual membership
- Two-week membership to Citibike
- Snug Harbor family membership
- Family fun wristband and free ride on the Cyclone at Luna Park in Coney Island