San Francisco is approaching herd immunity; beware of vaccine lottery scam


I’m Winston Gieseke, editor of philanthropy and special sections for The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, who comes to you from a cabin in the beautiful woods of Idyllwild. Here are some of today’s headlines from the Golden State.

Have a friend who wants California news delivered to their inbox for free? Let them know they can register via this link.

Beware of California COVID Vaccine Lottery Scammers

Governor Gavin Newsom, state senator Richard Pan, left, and UC Davis Assistant Nurse Manager Claudio Alvarado, center, hold a fake check as the state drew the first 15 winners to receive $50,000 for being vaccinated against COVID-19 on Friday in Sacramento.

Golden State officials are warning people about scams related to California’s $116.5 million COVID-19 vaccination incentive lottery.

Last week, the first 15 winners were announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom. Each will receive $50,000. To protect the privacy of the individuals, only their counties were made public. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) would notify each winner.

[ Sharing is Caring! ]
This div height required for enabling the sticky sidebar