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Friday August 27th, 2021 :: 03:51 p.m. PDT


San Benito County Offers $225 Vaccine Incentive

San Benito County Offers $225 Vaccine Incentive
San Benito County – August 27, 2021: On August 24, 2021, the San Benito County Board of Supervisors approved a $500,000 cash vaccine incentive program for San Benito County residents and those employed by the County of San Benito who have been fully vaccinated on or after August 10, 2021.  The cash vaccine incentive program will provide qualified individuals $200 after they complete their vaccination series (one dose J&J or two dose Moderna/Pfizer).  Once the $500,000 has all been awarded, the program will cease.
Beginning August 30, 2021, cash vouchers will be available at San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency at 1111 San Felipe Rd. Suite 108, Hollister, CA 95023, Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  
Eligible individuals must bring proof of identity, fully vaccinated status, and San Benito County residency or county employment.  The following are approved verification documents:
Vaccination Verification: (provide one)
-CDC Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card
  • Documenting fully vaccinated on or after August 10, 2021
-CDPH Digital Smart Health Card (
  • Documenting fully vaccinated on or after August 10, 2021
Adult Verification: (provide one)
-Government Issued Photo Identification  
-County Employee Paystub/County ID (Employed by County of San Benito Only)
If the ID does not have a San Benito County address, then one of the following with a photo ID must be provided:
  • Utility Bill/ Insurance Statement
  • Mortgage Bill
  • Rental/Lease Agreement with Signatures
Minor Verification (must show parent/guardian-child relationship)
-Birth Certificate
  • With Parent/Guardian Residency Documentation
  • Other
In addition to the $200 cash incentive, San Benito County is also offering a$25 gift card for first dose vaccines received on or after August 10, 2021.  These gift cards can be picked up at the Public Health office, please see additional details here.
For more information about COVID-19 vaccine, visit
To schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment please visit the State’s MyTurn vaccine appointment system at or call 1-833-422-4255

San Benito County
471 4th St
Hollister, CA 95023

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 831-636-4000

David Westrick
San Benito County - Public Information Officer
[email protected]

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