NEW ORLEANS, LA — Louisianans can register for their Shot At A Million, a campaign totalling $2.3 million in cash and scholarship giveaways designed to reward residents who have taken or who choose to get their COVID-19 vaccine.
As of Monday, June 21, 1,566,120 Louisianans are fully vaccinated, and a total of 1,726,785 Louisianans have taken at least one dose, according to Louisiana Department of Health data.
Any current Louisiana resident 12 or older who has already received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or who will get at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of July is eligible for the Shot At A Million giveaway.
HOW TO REGISTER FOR SHOT AT A MILLION:
When you have got your first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, visit ShotAtAMillion.com and complete the online registration form.
Residents who do not have access to the internet or have questions can call the toll-free hotline at 877-356-1511 to register, starting at noon.
Louisiana residents who have received at least one dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, are eligible to enter the weekly drawings.
Upon registration, residents ages 18 or older are automatically entered to win the weekly drawings for $100,000 and the grand prize of $1,000,000. In addition, residents ages 12-17 who have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine are eligible to win one of nine $100,000 scholarships.
Vaccinated residents may enter the drawings at any point — now through July to be eligible for all remaining drawings after registration.
Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are three FDA-authorized COVID vaccines used for Louisiana's vaccination campaign.
People can call the vaccine hotline at 1-855-453-0774 between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. The vaccine hotline can answer vaccine questions and schedule appointments,
The federal government also runs Vaccines.gov, which helps people locate vaccination locations near them.
People can also text their ZIP code to GETVAX (438829) in English, or VACUNA (822862) in Spanish, to get the contact information of three locations near them with available vaccines.
Enter by July 9, 2021, by 11:59 p.m. CDT for the July 14 drawing
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 4 Grand Prize Drawing
Winners will be announced two days after the drawing to allow time to confirm vaccination status. The Grand Prize of $1,000,000 winners will be announced on August 13, 2021. For more information, visit ShotAtAMillion.com.
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