TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey is offering a new incentive to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

Gov. Phil Murphy launched the program, called “A Shot And A Beer,” on Monday.

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“Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose this month of May and takes their vaccination card to one of the following participating breweries as proof of vaccination will receive a free beer courtesy of the participating brewery,” he said.

The governor hopes to get 70% of adults vaccinated statewide.

Residents have to be 21 or older to participate.

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