Registration for WV’s $100 COVID-19 vaccine incentive is now open


CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Nearly a month after it was first announced, registration is now open for $100 COVID-19 vaccination incentives, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said Thursday.

Any West Virginia resident, between the ages of 16 and 35, can now register online to received either a $100 savings bond or a $100 gift card. This applies to anyone in that age group who has been or will be vaccinated. Justice projected that the program will cost around $20 million.

Justice called for more residents in that age group to get vaccinated.

WV Senior Centers to reopen:

The governor also announced that all West Virginia Senior Centers will be able to fully open, with specific guidelines being issued Thursday. Un-vaccinated seniors will still have to wear a mask inside the centers, Justice said.

Businesses can still require masks:

The governor asked residents not to push back on businesses that still require masks.

Marshall soccer championship:

Justice recounted his trip to North Carolina for Marshall’s national championship soccer win, earlier this week. “I was one proud puppy,” Justice said.

Happy birthday wishes:

Gov. Justice also wished a “happy birthday” to Ret. Maj. Gen. Jim Hoyer, joking that he’s turning 118.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Link to 12 things you need to know page

WBOY 12 News Facebook Page

Trending Stories