$1,000 offered for Anne Arundel county employee vaccinations

Anne Arundel county is offering $1,000 for county employees who get vaccinated against COVID-19.

READ MORE: Nationals implement vaccine mandate for all nonplaying employees

The incentive program is open to temporary or contractual employees who’ve worked more than 1,000 hours in the fiscal year 2020, and are still on the payroll the week of Sept. 13.

The vaccination deadline for those eligible is Nov. 30.

READ MORE: Vaccine mandated for Loudoun County school employees

"Through working closely with our agency and union leadership, we developed an incentive we believe will help get more of our staff vaccinated. With cold and flu season rapidly approaching, we must do everything in our power to boost vaccination rates, and we believe that this program will do just that among our public servants," " County Executive Steuart Pittman said.

Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and Weather

The bonus also applies to employees who’ve already been vaccinated.

Read more about the Anne Arundel County vaccine incentive program.