Business, Entertainment

94-year-old Parkville resident claims $40,000 VaxCash prize

PARKVILLE, MD—An anonymous Parkville man is the latest winner to claim a $40,000 prize in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. The 94-year-old, who was selected in the June 30 drawing, became eligible for the prize after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination this past spring. The winner, who visited Maryland Lottery headquarters on July 7, said he felt that getting vaccinated was …


Education, Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Governor Hogan announces $1 million VaxU Scholarship Promotion

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the launch of the $1 million VaxU Scholarship Promotion, an incentive program to encourage 12- to 17-year-olds to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Winners will receive a $50,000 scholarship, which covers the equivalent of full tuition and fees at a public, in-state institution of higher education. The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the …


Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations drop below 100 for first time

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have dropped below 100 for the first time, and are at their lowest recorded level of the pandemic. Overall, the state is reporting 97 COVID-19 hospitalizations—including an ICU census of 31. To date, Maryland has reported 6,882,339 vaccinations, and 74.8% of adults have received at least one dose …

Maryland Lottery, MDH provide tips to avoid VaxCash scams

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Lottery and the Maryland Department of Healthare providing tips to help Marylanders avoid scams that may arise in connection with the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. Announced on May 20 by Governor Larry Hogan, VaxCash is awarding $2 million in cash prizes to 41 Marylanders — 18 years of age or older — who have received at least …

Governor Hogan, Maryland Lottery announce $2 million promotion for COVID-19 vaccinations [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the State of Maryland continues its effort to administer COVID-19 vaccines and end the pandemic, Governor Larry Hogan, the Maryland Lottery, and the Maryland Department of Health on Thursday announced the launch of the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion, which will award $2 million in cash prizes to a total of 41 Maryland residents who have been vaccinated. Daily …