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Orlando Science Center hosting COVID-19 vaccine event; free ticket for every shot

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Science Center is offering vaccinations this Saturday with a little incentive.

Health officials will be at the Orlando Science Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday giving first shots, second shots and boosters for anyone eligible, including children 5-11.

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Those who get the vaccine will receive a complimentary ticket for general admission. It can be redeemed either that day or at a later visit.

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Throughout the day, the Science Center will also host presentations on COVID-19 vaccines and how mRNA vaccines are developing. There will also be hands-on challenges for guests to participate in.

The vaccines will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis to both the general public and guests visiting the Science Center that day.

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“Science matters now more than ever. This past year, we’ve all seen firsthand the important role science plays in our collective health and safety,” the science center said in a news release.

The Science Center features four floors of exhibits, movies and experiences. The holiday show Dinos in Lights and traveling exhibit “Design Zone is also part of admission.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

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