Vax Nevada Days winners announced at Touro University

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UPDATE: The Vax Nevada Days winners for Aug. 12 are as follows:

Ten winners of $5,000 college savings plans to be used for any post-secondary education, including: 

  • Oliver F. from Reno 
  • German L. from Las Vegas  
  • Ella S. from Las Vegas 
  • Valeria S. from Las Vegas 
  • Kaylee J. from Las Vegas 
  • Luis J. of North Las Vegas 

Three winners of $20,000 college savings plans to be used for any post-secondary education, including: 

  • Braeden C. from Henderson 
  • Elijah H. from Las Vegas 

One winner of a $50,000 college savings plan to be used for any post-secondary education: 

  • Mihaela B. from Reno 

Cash prizes announced tonight include: 

Ten $1,000 cash prize winners, including: 

  • Natasha A. from Las Vegas 
  • Michael C. from Las Vegas 
  • Cassandra E. from North Las Vegas 
  • Sydney H. from Las Vegas 
  • Marvin P. from Las Vegas 
  • Cleotha W. from North Las Vegas 
  • James S from Searchlight 

Four $25,000 cash prize winners, including: 

  • Diane L. from Pahrump 
  • Jose R. from Las Vegas 
  • Thomas K. from Las Vegas 
  • Cyrill C. from Las Vegas 

One $50,000 cash prize winner, including: 

  • Jennifer Y. from Las Vegas 

****ORIGINAL STORY****

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The sixth round of Vax Nevada Days winners will be announced Thursday, Aug. 12, at Touro University in Las Vegas.

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak will be on hand along with representatives of Immunize Nevada for the announcement at 4:30 p.m. in Henderson. Past drawings have been scheduled at 6 p.m., so winners are being announced a little earlier than usual at the Touro event.

Prize winners who have been contacted ahead of time will be present. Rules of the Vax Nevada Drawings require winners to verify their ID and consent to receiving a prize ahead of time.

Touro only allows people into its facility — an active medical campus — if they are fully vaccinated or have had a negative COVID-19 test. Anyone who is not vaccinated or doesn’t have proof will have to take a rapid test and stay in their vehicle until cleared to enter. Touro University will provide rapid tests for attendees who may need them.

Vax Nevada Days was created to encourage vaccinations. Prizes valued at $5 million are being distributed to eligible Nevadans who have had at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. A $1 million grand prize winner will be announced on Aug. 26.

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