Gov. Whitmer to announce ‘MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes’ to incentivize vaccinations

On Thursday Governor Gretchen Whitmer is expected to announce a new vaccine sweepstakes incentive.

The "MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes" will give vaccinated Michiganders the chance to win a combined total of more than $5 million in cash and nine $55,000 college scholarships via a lottery-style raffle.

Whitmer will join with Meijer and the Michigan Association of United Ways to announce the launch the program, created to encourage more Michiganders to get the COVID-19 vaccines Thursday morning.

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