PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Phillies are offering incentives to fans who receive their COVID-19 vaccine at the ballpark this week. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be available to fans 18 and older attending this week’s Braves series from June 8-10.
Anyone who receives the vaccine will get two free tickets to a select Phillies game as well as a concession credit and giveaway.READ MORE: 6 Day Workweeks And Poked By Needles: YaFavTrashman Fighting For Philadelphia Sanitation Workers' Safety
.@Phillies will be offering a free J&J vax to all attendees during this week's Atlanta Braves series, June 8-10. Ticketed fans who receive the vax at the ballpark will receive 2 FREE tix to a select Phillies game, as well as a concession credit & giveaway. https://t.co/vjQKnKSK3o
— Philadelphia Public Health (@PHLPublicHealth) June 7, 2021READ MORE: Police: 2 Teens In Car Shot At Red Light In Philadelphia's Olney Neighborhood
The vaccines will be administered by Penn Medicine health care providers at the ballpark vaccination site, which is located on the Suite Patio — adjacent to the Boardwalk Eats concessions area in the Left Field Plaza.MORE NEWS: 14 Arrested On More Than 120 Charges Related To NorthPak Gang Violence In Wilmington
Philadelphia announced the Philly Vax Sweepstakes on Monday in an effort to get more residents vaccinated. Thirty-six residents will receive cash prizes of up to $50,000.