Maryland Theme Park Strives to Encourage Eligible Residents to Get Vaccinated
Bowie, MD — August 26, 2021 — Six Flags America, D.C.’s Thrill Capital, is proud to partner with the Prince George’s County Health Department and the Prince George’s County Executive’s Office by donating 4,000 tickets to aid in the county’s vaccination efforts.
“Six Flags America is proud to support vaccination efforts in Prince George’s County,” said Six Flags America Park President Richard Pretlow. “After serving as a mass vaccination site this spring—resulting in nearly 340,000 vaccines delivered—we are hopeful that this ticket donation will help reach underrepresented communities. We are excited to offer a day of thrills at Six Flags to help encourage residents to get vaccinated,” added Pretlow.
“We are Prince George’s Proud to partner with Six Flags America to promote vaccination efforts throughout the County,” said Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks. “While we have made significant strides in our efforts to vaccinate all of our eligible residents, we recognize that we must also continue to work to reach our most vulnerable populations. We hope that offering families a much-needed day of fun and excitement at Six Flags will encourage more of our residents to get vaccinated and be Proud to be Protected against COVID-19.”
Prince George’s County residents who receive the vaccine starting today at the Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex at 8001 Sheriff Road, Landover, MD 20785 will receive two free tickets to Six Flags America at 13710 Central Ave., Upper Marlboro, MD 20774. See princegeorgescountymd.gov for full details on vaccine clinic operating hours and appointments. Tickets to Six Flags America and Hurricane Harbor will be provided while supplies last or until Friday, September 17, 2021, and can be used on any public operating day through September 19, 2021.
About Six Flags America
Six Flags America is home to a host of thrilling rides, shows, and attractions, including 10 heart-pounding roller coasters, two special sections just for kids and rides for the whole family. Hurricane Harbor waterpark features a variety of water slides, a lazy river, a kid’s area and a nearly 800,000-gallon wave pool. Six Flags America and Hurricane Harbor are DC’s Thrill Capital. www.SixFlags.com/America
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About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico, and Canada. For 60 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions. Six Flags is committed to creating an inclusive environment that fully embraces the diversity of our team members and guests. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.