Those vaccinated through the VA must register for the Take Your Shot lottery
The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs is informing veterans, spouses, employees and others who received their COVID-19 vaccine through the Federal VA Health Care System, on Tribal lands or out of state, that they will need to take an additional step to be entered in the state's COVID-19 Lottery on June 28.
While most vaccinated Oregonians were entered in the state's drawing automatically, those who received their shots at the VA or out of state were not, due to privacy laws that prevent federal agencies from sharing protected information with state partners.
Therefore, the State of Oregon is offering the chance for those who were not entered automatically to voluntarily self-register at takeyourshot.oregon.gov.
The personal information entered on this form will be held by the Oregon Health Authority and treated with the utmost confidentiality. It will be used for no other purpose than this drawing. Those who wish to enter must submit their registration form by June 27.
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