LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) attended the $1,000,000 grand prize drawing of the Vax Nevada Days public health initiative. During the event, Senator Rosen encouraged Nevadans to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
“Through the leadership of Governor Sisolak and the Nevada Department of Public Health, we are fighting back against COVID-19 by encouraging Nevadans to protect their health and the health of our communities,” said Senator Rosen. “I want to thank and congratulate all who participated in Vax Nevada Days, and I want to urge Nevadans who have not received a vaccination to speak with a medical professional about getting one. Vaccines are free, they are safe, and they will protect you and your loved ones.”
BACKGROUND: As part of a public health initiative launched in June called Vax Nevada Days, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services — in partnership with Immunize Nevada —awarded $5 million in cash and prizes to nearly 2,000 Nevada residents who received a COVID-19 vaccination.