Ohio vaccine lottery: When is the next Vax-a-Million drawing?

Ohio Vaccine Lottery

(WJW) — One drawing down and four to go in the Ohio vaccine lottery.

Last week, the first winners of the Vax-a-Million drawing were announced. Abbigail Bugenske, who graduated from Shaker Heights High School, was the first name drawn for the $1 million prize.

Joseph Costello, of Englewood, Ohio, won the scholarship.

So when are the next drawings and announcements? The next winners’ names were drawn on Monday, May 31. They will be announced on Wednesday, June 2.

Watch the Wednesday announcement on FOX 8 News and FOX8.com.

According to the Ohio Dept. of Health and the Ohio Lottery, this week’s drawing included 3,225,789 adult entries for the $1 million prize, and 132,903 Ohioans who are 12 to 17 years old entered the drawing for the college scholarship. A release says that’s an increase of 467,320 adult entries and 28,518 scholarship entries from the week before.

Here’s a look at the rest of the Wednesday announcement dates:

Ohioans aged 18 and older who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by the date of the respective drawing will be entered into the drawings for $1 million each.

Meanwhile, Ohioans under the age of 18 who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine will be entered into a drawing for a four-year full scholarship to any of Ohio’s state colleges and universities. The prize includes full tuition, room and board.

Vaccinated Ohioans who haven’t yet entered to win can sign up can do so at www.ohiovaxamillion.com. There is also a number to call: 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.

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