Nine Northern Nevadans win Vax Nevada prizes

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Published: Jul. 14, 2021 at 1:30 PM PDT|Updated: Jul. 15, 2021 at 6:55 PM PDT
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LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE: Nine Northern Nevadans were announced as winners Thursday in the latest Vax Nevada Days drawing.

Gov. Steve Sisolak announced the winners lakeside at Sand Harbor.

The big winner was Chloe H. of Carson City who won $50,000. Sisolak said Chloe was a recent Carson High School graduate and she was there to accept the ceremonial check.

Jacquelin C. from Carson City was one of three $25,000 prize winners.

The thousand-dollar winners from Northern Nevada were Theresa W. and Madisen R., both from Reno, and Darryl L. and Dana V., both from Minden.

Jonah H. from Reno won a $20,000 college savings plan and Langdon I. from Reno and Steven M. from Fallon both won $5,000 college savings plans.

Not every winner was announced Thursday.

Nevadans who have had at least one COVID-19 vaccine are eligible to win.

The drawings will continue every Thursday through Aug. 26, when the $1 million prize winner is announced.

ORIGINAL STORY: The second round of Vax Nevada Days winners will be revealed Thursday

at Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe.

Governor Steve Sisolak and Immunize Nevada will announce the winners at 6 p.m.

Vax Nevada Days, a public health initiative launched last month, will give out $5 million in cash and prizes to nearly 2,000 Nevada residents who have initiated the COVID-19 vaccine process.

The first announcement was made July 8, 2021 from Las Vegas. Announcements will be made every

Thursday through August 26 when the grand prize winner of $1 million will be announced.

The governor will be joined by some of the prize winners who are required to confirm identity, eligibility and acceptance of the prize before receiving the prize. Winners of larger cash prizes and tuition prizes will be contacted in advance of each announcement but will not know the specific prize they won until the announcement date.

To see the Vax Nevada Days official rules, click here.

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