Washington County announces additional lottery prizes and scholarships for community members who get the COVID-19 vaccination

For Immediate Release: Friday, June 18, 2021

Sponsored by: Health and Human Services Department, Public Health Division

If you live in Washington County and get vaccinated by June 27, your chances of winning a lottery prize or college scholarship in the “Take Your Shot, Oregon” campaign just got better.

Washington County community members who receive their first dose of Pfizer of Moderna or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination by June 27 are eligible for these special prizes:

  • Ten $10,000 lottery prizes for those 18 and older 
  • Five $20,000 college scholarships for those ages 12-17

The drawing for these prizes will take place on June 28 along with the other Oregon Lottery prizes previously announced:

  • One grand prize of $1 million to an Oregon adult
  • 36 $10,000 prizes, one in each county
  • Five $100,000 college scholarships for those ages 12-17

“The ‘Take Your Shot, Oregon’ campaign is a great way to acknowledge everyone who has taken the important step of getting vaccinated. In the end, vaccination is making us all winners for protecting ourselves, our families and our community,” said Kathryn Harrington, chair of the Washington County Board of Commissioners.

Washington County Public Health and Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center are partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on a vaccination event taking place today through July 2. The mobile vaccination unit will be located on the Tektronix campus in Beaverton. Both Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson will be available. Hours of operation and other details are available at www.virginiagarcia.org/vaccine.  

Additional vaccination opportunities can be found at www.co.washington.or.us/vaccine.  

For more information about the “Take Your Shot, Oregon” campaign, visit https://takeyourshot.oregon.gov.

Media Contact:

Wendy Gordon, Communications Coordinator/PIO
503-849-9117
wendy_gordon@co.washington.or.us