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Registration For Massachusetts 'VaxMillions' Lottery Begins Thursday

BOSTON (CBS) – On Thursday, people in Massachusetts who are fully vaccinated can register for a shot at $1 million.

Five weekly drawings will be held on Mondays from July 26- August 23, as the state's VaxMillions offers the chance for those who are fully vaccinated to enter a lottery just for those who have gotten the COVID-19 vaccine.

The full schedule of drawing and announcement dates. Residents are reminded that some COVID-19 vaccines require two doses, and they must receive all doses before entering the drawing. (Photo Credit: State of Massachusetts)

Residents 18 and older who are fully vaccinated can enter to win one of five $1 million prizes. Massachusetts residents 12-17 may enter each drawing for a $300,000 scholarship.

To register, visit Residents that do not have Internet or need assistance, can call 211 from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Registration for each Monday drawing closes the prior Thursday.

Nearly 4.2 million people in Massachusetts are now fully vaccinated.

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