NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Anyone up for a COVID shot and a beer? What’s On Tap in North Richland Hills offered up just that on Wednesday night.
The bar partnered with Glenview Professional Pharmacy for the ‘Shots & Brews’ event meant to get people vaccinated in a laid back atmosphere where the only line was to the bathroom.READ MORE: Ted Cruz Says MLB Moved All-Star Game Out Of Georgia Based On ‘Pile Of Lies’
“Yeah, as opposed to going across the street and having to be in line and all that stuff… when I heard they were doing this I said, ‘Yeah absolutely.’ “North Richland Hills resident Tom Fleischer told CBS 11 News.
He was one of more than a dozen who showed up for their Johnson & Johnson booster and a beer during the four and a half hour event.READ MORE: IRS Sending Out 'Plus-Up' Stimulus Checks To Those Underpaid
Its concept puts a spin on a similar offers popping up around the country from pandemic-weary restaurants and bars giving away freebies and deals to customers who have received their COVID shots.
For example,Krispy Kreme has promised a free glazed doughnut every day for the rest of the year to anyone who presents a COVID vaccination card. And in New York, Nathan’s Famous handed out free hot dogs for a limited time at its Coney Island location to anyone on the same day they got their shot.
But giving customers a chance for a free jab and a light tab is pretty unique.MORE NEWS: Fort Worth Firefighter Hurt Rescuing Critically Injured Fire Victim
To be clear, you should check with your doctor to make sure that having an alcoholic beverage before or after your shot is a good idea.