The State of Ohio will announce the fourth winners of the state’s Vax-A-Million drawing, the second to last announcement for a $1 million prize and college scholarship.
Winners were selected Monday but will be formally announced today at 7:29 p.m. The announcement of the winners will be carried live on WHIO-TV.
The state uses the 48 hours between the drawing and announcing the winners to verify their vaccine eligibility, Ohio Department of Health leaders previously told News Center 7.
Wednesday’s announcement will be the fourth of five drawings for a $1 million prize, for eligible Ohioans over 18-years-old, or free tuition to any state college or university for those 12 to 17 years old.
Eligible Ohioans had until Sunday night to register and opt into the program for Monday’s drawing. People who entered for previous drawings are automatically entered into the final drawing.
Ohioans looking to opt-in to the final drawing have until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, June 20, to enter either at the state’s website, www.ohiovaxamillion.com or by calling the Ohio Department of Health at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.
While the Vax-A-Million program is nearing its finale, Gov. Mike DeWine teased more vaccine incentives could be on the horizon.
“Stay tuned,” DeWine said during a news conference with the third round of winners last week.
DeWine added the state has been working with the private sector to come up with additional incentive programs for people in the state.
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