Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-06-18 13:47:46 –
President Joe Biden on Friday will provide the latest information on the US COVID-19 vaccination program.
As of Friday Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sixty-five percent of adults in the United States report having received at least one COVID-19 vaccine. Biden has set a goal of 70% of adults being partially vaccinated by July 4-only 16 days from now.
by BloombergFrom mid-April to early June, the daily dose rate declined steadily. However, daily vaccination rates have risen in recent weeks.
The increase in vaccination is due to the Biden administration partnering with several large corporations Give incentives American to get a shot. The White House has partnered with a chain retailer to offer in-store vaccination sweepstakes, sports teams offer free tickets to fans presenting vaccination evidence, and 70% of brewers in the United States. We offer free beer when you reach your goal.
Some states have launched their own incentive programs like Ohio Vaccine lottery Offer a $ 1 million grand prize or a free college scholarship.
In addition to providing incentives, Biden White House has partnered with pharmacy chains to extend business hours to make vaccination more convenient, and partnered with child care centers to vaccinate people. A small business that offers free drop-in care to employees and allows them to take time off from work to get vaccinated.
Biden’s remarks on Friday will take place at the White House at 2:15 pm.