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November 4, 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 eighth weekly drawing occurred on Monday, Nov. 1. The full list of prizes and the winners' units included:

  • $50 K-State Student Union gift cards went to employees in Housing and Dining Services, K-State Research and Extension, the College of Veterinary Medicine, the College of Business Administration, the College of Health and Human Sciences, Parking Services, Lafene Health Center, the College of Education and the College of Agriculture.
  • An Apple Watch went to an employee in the Division of Information Technology.

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

Vaccination is the best protection against COVID-19. The federal government is requiring all K-State employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Wednesday, Dec. 8. Read more about the COVID-19 vaccine requirement.

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. Learn about other ways to find a COVID-19 vaccine.

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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