Hilo health clinic offering up to $100 in gift cards for getting vaccinated


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HILO, Hawaii (KHON2) — Bay Clinic in Hilo is encouraging residents to get vaccinated, offering $50 in gift cards for the first dose and $50 for the second dose, or $100 if they take the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Patients will receive a gift bag with an array of gift cards from over 20 local businesses, including: supermarkets, restaurants, food eateries and gas cards.

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“Stopping the spread will take more than pleas from politicians, friends or medical professionals. Delivering real rewards beyond the vaccine’s health benefits may be required. This incentive program is also a way to address the increasing food insecurity in East Hawai’i and support local businesses. Truly, a win-win. We will see how it goes,” Bay Clinic CEO, Dr. Kimo Alameda stated.

All three vaccinations are offered at Bay Clinic’s COVID-19 Clinic at 305 Wailuku Drive and some of Bay Clinic’s outreach events.

Appointments can be scheduled by calling (808) 965-3047. Walk-ins are accepted.

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