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K-State Today

October 20, 2021

Reminder: Faculty, staff can win prizes by getting COVID-19 vaccine

Submitted by Division of Communications and Marketing

Kansas State University faculty and staff can win prizes — including Apple Watches, Apple MacBook Pros, K-State Union gift cards and more — by getting the COVID-19 vaccination.

Every week the university draws names of faculty or staff members who meet the following requirements:

Weekly prize drawings will continue every Monday through Nov. 22. A list of prizes by level is available on the K-State COVID-19 website.

The sixth weekly drawing occurred on Monday, Oct. 18. The full list of prizes and the winners' units included:

  • $50 K-State Student Union gift cards went to employees in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, Lafene Health Center, the College of Business Administration, Housing and Dining Services, the Division of Facilities and K-State Research and Extension.
  • An Apple Watch went to an employee in the College of Education. 

Vaccination is the best protection against COVID-19. K-State continues to strongly encourage all students, faculty and staff who can receive a COVID-19 vaccine to do so.

Learn more about the vaccination incentive program for faculty and staff.

COVID-19 vaccines are available by appointment at Lafene Health Center. To schedule an appointment, log in to your myLAFENE+ patient portal or call 785-532-6544.

No purchase necessary. COVID-19 vaccines are available through Lafene Health Center and other providers at no cost. Faculty and staff members should review the potential side effects and other safety risks associated with receiving a COVID-19 vaccine published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and/or consult with their medical provider when deciding whether to be vaccinated. 

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