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Governor Asa Hutchinson announced on Tuesday that Arkansans will have an incentive to get vaccinated starting July 1. Next Tuesday, residents of Arkansas who get vaccinated can show their vaccination card to receive a $20 Arkansas Lottery Scratch-off Ticket that could win them up to $1,000,000. You do have to be at least 18 years old to participate in this incentive.

If you don't want the Scratch-off ticket you could take the Hunting and Fishing option. When you get your vaccine shot you will be given two certificates, one is for fishing, the other for a small game hunting license that can be used wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold. Remember if you come over to the Texas-side here in Texarkana to get vaccinated those incentives are not part of the deal in Texas.

Just ask wherever you make your appointment for the vaccine.

Vaccines are pretty easy to find right now but if you're still looking, CHRISTUS St. Michael now offers vaccines with the Spirit St. Michael Mobile Unit. For additional information, call 903-748-8573. Collom & Carney Clinic is now administering the Pfizer COVID vaccine for ages 12 and up. No appointment is necessary.

Bowie County

In Bowie County, Texas DSHS reports 2 new cases and a total of 4,779 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases with 1 probable case, 216 deaths.

Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 23%
Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 49%

Cass County

Cass County has 1 new case and a total of 1212, plus 8 probable cases, COVID death total of 83.

Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 24%
County Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 45%

State of Texas

Age 12 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 41%
Age 65 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 68%

Miller County

Miller County reports 4396 cumulative cases, 43 active cases, 4314 recovered cases, and a total of 38, COVID-19 related deaths. (5/26/21)

Miller County Partially Vaccinated: 1.85%
Miller County fully Vaccinated: 8.06%

State of Arkansas

Partially Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 10.1%
Fully Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 37.16%

Vaccine Updates:

Texarkana Vaccination Hub: Individuals may visit for updated information on vaccines.

Texas Department of State Health Services Vaccination Availability Map...
Click hereFor a quick reference, blue means it's in stock, red means out of stock. More from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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Arkansas State Data

Free COVID-19 testing is available at 902 W. 12th Street in Texarkana, Texas from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. To make an appointment visit or call 877-862-4647.

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