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MCPH offers $25 Cash Cards for COVID-19 Vaccines Starting June 2


MCPH Offers $25 Summer Cash Cards for First Dose COVID-19 Vaccine
Recipients and Drivers at Select Sites Beginning June 2


Get the gift of a COVID-19 vaccine.Not only are all COVID-19 vaccines free, Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH) is partnering with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) to offer $25 Summer Cash Cards to help pay for the time and transportation to get one.  

Get vaccinated or drive someone to their vaccination at select sites and receive a $25 Summer Cash Card for the first vaccine dose. Protect yourself and others from COVID-19 and virus-related hospitalization and death and give everyone the peace of mind of safely bringing summer back with all the people, places, and activities we love. 

Eligible individuals include anyone 18 and older who: 

·        Gets their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination (Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J) at a participating COVID-19 vaccine site


·        Drives someone to get their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination at a participating COVID-19 vaccine site

      • Only non-commercial transporters can receive a gift card. A transporter may not receive a gift card if they are being compensated for the ride (e.g., Uber, Lyft, taxi).
      • Transporters must provide a round-trip ride to and from the vaccine site.
      • Transporters must initial an attestation log and be accompanied by the individual who received the vaccine.
      • Transporters may receive no more than one gift card per trip even if multiple individuals are transported during one trip.

·        Vaccine recipients or drivers for second doses are not eligible.

·        Vaccine recipients or transporters ages 17 and younger are not eligible.  

The following MCPH locations will offer the $25 Summer Cash Cards this week:

- Friday, June 4 and Monday, June 7, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.


  • Southeast Health Department
    249 Billingsley Road, Charlotte
    - Thursday, June 3, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.


  • Catawba Brewing Co.

- 933 Louise Avenue, Charlotte

- Friday, June 4, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. 


  • Food Truck Friday

- 5700 Westpark Drive, Charlotte

- Friday, June 4, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.


  • Movement School Eastland

- 5249 Central Avenue, Charlotte

- Saturday, June 5, Noon – 4 p.m.


For more information, please visit or call 980-314-9400.  

Additional information and sites in Mecklenburg County and North Carolina can also be found at Additional locations may be added in the future. 


close alertMecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.