Vaccine bus returns, to hold bike raffle

The COVID vaccine bus is headed back to the Island and offering Pfizer vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 only. — Courtesy Island board of health

The COVID-19 vaccine bus is returning to Martha’s Vineyard to offer vaccines for students ages 5 and older, and school employees. Those who get vaccinated will have a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Wheel Happy, to pick out a brand-new bicycle.

The vaccines will be limited only to schoolchildren and staff, and are not available to the public.

The vaccine bus will be located at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School on Nov. 20 and 21 from 9 am to 5 pm. 

Appointments for the vaccine bus can be booked for Saturday at or Sunday at

The gift certificate, provided by Island Health Care, will be awarded through a raffle. Each vaccinated person will get a raffle ticket, and the winner can pick out their own bike.


  1. What a travesty!
    Bribing children into doing something that they are far too young to be making choices about!!
    Anybody remember being offered a prize for the measles, small pox , polio vaccines?
    Makes one stop to wonder why.

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