Starting Friday, any New York City resident who gets a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at a city-run vaccination site will receive $100.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday the new Covid-19 incentive as the city experienced a steady increase in Covid-19 cases over the past several weeks.
The incentive is open to all city residents and employees who have not yet received a first vaccine dose.
Those with an email address will immediately be issued a $100 digital debit card upon receiving their first Covid-19 vaccine at a site run by the city. Those without an email address will be mailed a physical prepaid debit card, said Rachel Loeb, president of the NYC Economic Development Corporation.
Starting today, New Yorkers who get vaccinated at City-run sites will receive $100 — just for doing their part to keep our communities healthy and safe! Visit https://t.co/NNIrd2j7CZ to make an appointment today 💉
— Eric Adams (@ericadamsfornyc) July 30, 2021