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St. Louis County to announce COVID-19 vaccine incentive program Wednesday | St. Louis News Headlines – St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri 2021-09-22 06:20:00 –

NS. Louis County (KMOV.com) – Dr. Sam Page, Executive of St. Louis County, will hold a press conference Wednesday morning to announce the COVID-19 Vaccine Incentive Program.

In June, the county approved $ 875,000 in federal funding from the US Rescue Planning Act to provide incentives for people to be vaccinated. The incentive is provided in the form of a gift card provided to the recipient of the vaccine.

News 4 has been checking with the county for months looking for updates to the incentive program. In a final check, county officials said the incentives were still in the bidding process. According to people familiar with the matter, it’s not as easy as going to a store and buying a gift card because we want to give every company the opportunity to participate.

The current 7-day average of COVID-19 vaccination in St. Louis County is just over 1,000, down from 2,000 30 days ago.

News 4 updates this story with additional details following a press conference at 8:30 am on the page.You can watch the press conference live News 4 app, KMOV Facebook page & On KMOV Twitter..

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