There’s also a 50 chance to win free groceries for a year when Kroger’s competition encouraging Americans to get the COVID vaccine launches next week.
Kroger joins efforts to get Americans vaccinated from COVID-19 by offering a grand prize: $1 million to five winners. with free grocery rewards for a year A spokesman said more information would be available next week, including who is eligible. But the basis is that the competition is open to both customers and employees.
When asked for more details The spokesperson said the stores that are entirely owned by Kroger will be part of the competition. But when asked whether a person needs to be vaccinated at a Kroger store or who has been vaccinated will be eligible. She said a full set of rules would come next week.
Kroger said in a statement that five $1million prizes will be paid out.
There’s also a 50 chance to get free groceries for a year. Ten winners will be announced each week over the course of five weeks.
Several states are offering a $1 million lottery jackpot as an incentive to get vaccinated. United Airlines also announced this week that it will offer one-year round-trip tickets to wherever it flies, which It is part of the race to support vaccination. Up to five loyalty program members win.
The retail chain says it has distributed more than 4.6 million COVID-19 vaccines. The contest says the contest is part of an effort to achieve President Joe Biden’s goal of achieving at least 70 percent of American adults. Get the first dose of vaccination by July.
Rodney McMullen, President and CEO of Kroger, said: “The sooner we reach community immunity, The sooner we can all go back to enjoying our backyard barbecues, live music and special gatherings.
Kroger owns more than a dozen name-brand stores, including Fred Meyer, Harris Teeter, King Soopers, Ralphs, Smith’s Food and Drug and QFC.
There are three vaccines that are licensed for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are administered in two doses several weeks apart. Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine is a single injection.