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Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Linn County Public Health is offering $50 Walmart gift cards to residents receiving the COVID-19 vaccine at walk-in clinics taking place this week.
Public health officials are offering the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible residents aged 12 years and older at five Cedar Rapids Community School District schools through Friday.
The gift card offer one of the first major incentive programs offered locally since the shots became widely available earlier this year.
The gift cards were purchases with grant funds from the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, Linn County Public Health officials said.
The walk-in clinics, set for 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, are planned at five different locations in Cedar Rapids:
Tuesday: Cleveland Elementary School, 2200 First Ave. NW
Wednesday: Harrison Elementary School, 1310 11th St. NW
Thursday: Johnson STEAM Academy, 355 18th St. SE
Friday: Van Buren Elementary School, 2525 29th St. SW.
Participants will be offered the Pfizer-BioNTech and the Johnson and Johnson vaccines.
Anyone under the age of 18 hoping to receive a vaccine at a walk-in clinic must have a parent or guardian present.
The first clinic was Monday afternoon at the Roosevelt Creative Corridor Business Academy.
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