RSIC's ARP COVID-19 Vaccine & Booster Incentive Program

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Incentive Flyer December 9, 2022

American Rescue Plan Covid Vaccine and Booster Incentive Program

The Reno Sparks Indian Colony prioritizes the health and safety of the RSIC Tribal membership in the fight against Covid-19. As we continue to mitigate through the ongoing public health emergency, it is imperative to get vaccinated and boosted as a proactive measure to protect our Tribal Community from severe illness and/or death.

As an effort to encourage our members to protect themselves against this virus, the RSIC Tribal Council authorizes a Covid Vaccine and Booster Incentive Program for all eligible RSIC Members, living on or off the reservation. The Covid Vaccination and Booster Incentive program is authorized, with criteria as set forth below, and will extend to December 31, 2023.

Two types of incentive payments are available to eligible individuals as follows:

  1. $1000 Vaccination Incentive Payment:
    • A one-time $1000 Vaccination incentive payment will be available to RSIC enrolled tribal members both on and off the reservation who complete a full Covid vaccination series and provide proof of full vaccination. A complete Covid Vaccination series is defined by the CDC as one of the following options:
      • 1st and 2nd Moderna vaccination
      • 1st and 2nd Pfizer vaccination
      • 1st and 2nd vaccination mix of Moderna and Pfizer (one of each)
      • 1 vaccination of Johnson and Johnson vaccine
    • Currently, the CDC has authorized Covid vaccinations for all individuals ages 5 years old and older. If the FDA and CDC approve a Covid vaccination for members 0 to 4 years old prior to the end of this Incentive program, they will also be eligible for the Covid vaccine incentive.

  2. $500 Vaccination Booster Incentive Payment:
    • A $500 Covid Booster incentive payment available to RSIC enrolled tribal members, ages 12 years old and older, both on and off the reservation who complete a Covid Booster shot. This incentive requires applicants provide proof of a full Covid vaccination series and a Covid
      booster vaccine. This incentive payment is in addition to the incentive for full vaccination.

      Currently, the FDA and CDC have authorized Covid boosters for all individuals 12 years old and older. If the CDC approves a booster vaccination for members 0 to 11 years old prior to the end of this Incentive program, they will also be eligible for the Covid booster incentive.
    • Eligibility Requirements:
      • Must be an enrolled RSIC Tribal Member living on or off the reservation and eligible for the Covid Vaccine and/or booster as approved by the FDA and CDC as follows:
        • Must be an enrolled RSIC Tribal Member age 5 years and older who are fully vaccinated to receive the Covid Vaccine Incentive. (Members ages 0 to 4 years old may become eligible for the vaccination incentive once approved by the FDA and CDC)
        • Must be an enrolled RSIC Tribal Member age 12 years old or older who are fully boosted to receive the Covid Booster Incentive. (Members 11 years old or younger may become eligible for the booster incentive once approved by the FDA and CDC).
        • Must submit proof of being fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 as defined by the CDC. Proof is considered to be a vaccination card, print out of the individuals WebIz file, other official State Immunization Record or a signed statement from a heath care professional indicating the location, dates, manufacturer and lot number of vaccines.
        • Must submit a completed Vaccination/Booster Incentive program application with correct enrollment number, physical and mailing address and telephone number. Parents are able to apply for eligible children.
        • Must complete and submit all documents by the deadline of December 31, 2022
    • Important Information:
      • All eligible members may apply. This includes members who have completed their vaccination and/or booster prior to the start of the program, and members who complete their vaccination and/or booster no later than December 31, 2022.
      • Applications will be accepted immediately and through December 31, 2022.
      • All checks will be mailed, no exceptions.
      • Covid Vaccination and Booster Incentive applications must include proof of vaccination for all individuals listed on the application. Only completed Vaccinations and Covid Booster shots will be approved. If you have not completed the full vaccination series and/or Covid booster, please do not submit your application as it will be denied.
      • Please Do Not Send Your Original Vaccine Card, It Will Not Be Returned.
      • Completed applications and proof of Covid vaccination and/or Covid booster may be emailed to Covid Vaccine Departmentmailed or dropped in the Covid Incentive box located at the following:

        RSIC Tribal Administration
        Attn: Covid Incentive
        34 Reservation Road
        Reno, NV 89502

        The drop box will be located in the front entrance of the Tribal Administration Office and will be checked daily at 4 pm.
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Schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine at Reno-Sparks Tribal Health Center! Vaccine Hotline: 775-334-0444.