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South Coast health care plan offering gift cards as new incentive for members to get COVID-19 shots

Clay Banks
A health care plan in Ventura County is offering $50 gift cards to members getting their first COVID-19 vaccination.

Gold Coast Health Plan to hoping to increase protection against the virus among its nearly 250,000 members in Ventura County.

A South Coast health care organization is upping the ante in its efforts to get people who are unvaccinated against COVID-19 vaccinated.

Unvaccinated Gold Cost Health Plan members will receive a $50 gift card.

The Gold Coast network serves nearly a quarter of a million Medi-Cal beneficiaries in Ventura County through its network of health care providers.

The gift cards are available to qualified people through February 28. The offer is also retroactive to Gold Coast members who received their first shot after October 1 of last year.