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‘Take Your Shot’ sweepstakes now open; encouraging Covid vaccinations


New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced the new ‘Take Your Shot for an Outdoor Adventure’ sweepstakes is now open.

This sweepstakes was launched last week by Governor Kathy Hochul.

According to the news release, the COVID-19 vaccine incentive is intended to bolster vaccination rates among New Yorkers who enjoy the great outdoors.

During the month of December, anyone that receives their first COVID-19 vaccine dose is eligible to enter the sweepstakes and a random drawing to win special prize packages tailored to anglers, hunters, and other outdoor enthusiasts.

Five people will be randomly selected to receive the Grand Prize valued at $2,000. Enter a DEC.NY.Gov.

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