• Two winners from last week’s drawing to be announced Thursday.
  • Drawings are held every other week.

As North Carolina prepares to announce the winners on Thursday of the second round of its COVID-19 vaccine lottery, here are some things to know about how the lottery works, the prizes, the chances of winning, and how to avoid being victimized by crooks trying to take advantage of the program to scam people: 

The COVID-19 vaccine lottery prizes 

To encourage people to get vaccinated, North Carolina’s Your Shot at $1 Million Summer Cash Drawing program giving away four prizes of $1 million cash each to adults who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. It also has four college scholarship investments of $125,000 each for those 12 through 17 who have been vaccinated.

Need or want a COVID-19 shot? Click here to find a vaccination location.

The prizes are from federal money allocated to North Carolina for the pandemic.

The first drawing…

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