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Posted on: July 16, 2021

COVID-19 Update Week of 7/16

For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered a total of 21,420 doses so far. The New Jersey Department of Health reports that 57,117 Cape May County residents...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

COVID-19 Update Week of 7/9

For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered a total of 21,396 doses so far. The New Jersey Department of Health reports that 56,850 Cape May County residents...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

COVID-19 Update - Week of 7/2

For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered a total of 21,365 doses so far. The New Jersey Department of Health reports that 56,524 Cape May County residents...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

COVID-19 Update Week of 6/25

For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered a total of 21,320 doses so far. The New Jersey Department of Health reports that 56,039 Cape May County residents...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Cape May County Commissioners Adopt Budget

The Cape May County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed its 2021 budget during the June 22 Commissioners Meeting. The final budget reduces the originally projected tax increase of one penny down to 7/10 of a penny. The 2021 County tax rate of .234 c...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Governor Lifts Indoor Mask Mandate: County Officials Continue Vaccination Effort

Gov. Phil Murphy announced today that fully vaccinated people will not need to wear masks indoors, except under certain circumstances, beginning on Friday May 28. The latest news follows previous guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Cape May County Moving Vaccination Clinic; Honors Volunteers

The Cape May County Department of Health is preparing to move its vaccination clinic to Lower Cape May Regional High School's field house on Monday, May 17th. The final day in Avalon is Friday, May 14th. Cape May County Commissioner Jeff Pierson ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Cape May County Seniors Reopen

The Cape May County Board of Commissioners and the Cape May County Division of Aging and Disability Services are happy to announce the re-opening of the four County Senior Centers.  The Senior Center locations are:

  1. Lower Cape Senior Center - 2612 ...
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Posted on: May 12, 2021

CMC Animal Shelter Partners with Animal Outreach to Continue Operation of the Spay/Neuter Clinic

The Cape May County Animal Shelter has entered into an agreement with Animal Outreach of Cape May County to operate the Spay and Neuter Clinic located next door to the Shelter at the Crest Haven Complex. The Animal Outreach organization will continue to p...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Commissioner Hayes Recognized with Library Champion Award

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ--Commissioner E. Marie Hayes was recognized by the New Jersey Library Association as a 2021 recipient of the Library Champion Award.    

Library Champions are recognized for their exceptional contribution to those...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Director Gerald Thornton Named 2021 Community Advocate Honoree at The Arc's 60th Anniversary

The Arc of Cape May County is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and is going virtual for their annual event this Saturday on May 8. Cape May County Commissioner Director Gerald Thornton is being honored as their 2021 Community Advocate Honoree at...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Coast Guard Designation Renewal Reception

Cape May County was recently recertified as a Coast Guard Community. The Coast Guard Community Foundation hosted the Coast Guard Community Designation Renewal Reception last week with limited capacity due to current protocols. Both Cape May County Commiss...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Cape May County Recertified as Coast Guard Community

Cape May County’s connection with the Coast Guard has always been strong. But the designation as an official “Coast Guard Community” over the past six year has been a special honor. County officials were thrilled this month t...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Cape May County Clerk Updates Transaton Increase

Cape May County has seen a significant increase in home activity over the first half of 2021. Cape May County Clerk Rita Rothberg announced on Thursday the results from the first six months of the year. The Clerk’s office recorded 7,588 deeds or...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

FEMA Approves Cape May County Hazard Mitigation Plan

(CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the 2021 Cape May County Hazard Mitigation Plan which, for the first time, addresses climate change and future sea-level rise for resiliency purposes. &nb...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

FARE FREE TRANSPORTATION KEPT CAPE MAY COUNTY MOVING DURING THE PANDEMIC

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop Fare Free Transportation from completing its mission to assist Cape May County residents. While many people worked from home during the initial shut down due to COVID-19, there were many residents who still requ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Preventing the Spread of Wildlife Rabies in Cape May County

Cape May Court House – Cape May County Commissioner Jeffery Pierson announced today that the Departments of Health and Mosquito Control will be working together to distribute 32,000 vaccine-laden baits throughout the mainland communities of Cape...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

2021 Cooperative Coastal Monitoring Program

Cape May Court House – Cape May County Commissioner Jeffry Pierson is pleased to announce that the 2021 Coastal Water Monitoring Program will officially begin on May 31th and continue through September 6, 2021 in Cape May County. The Cape May Co...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Cape May County Human Services Worked Quickly to Help Residents during COVID

The Cape May County Department of Human Services is a key point of contact for thousands of residents. Leadership worked quickly to figure out how essential services could be provided in the wake of social distancing regulations during the height of the p...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Delay in Opening the U.S. - Canadian Border Causes Concern in Cape May County

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ --The recent announcement that the opening of the United States-Canadian border has been delayed until at least August 21, has ended Cape May County's hope that they could recoup some of the losses in Canadian visitors la...

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Tourism
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Cape May County Tourism Showing Signs of Rebounding from Pandemic Losses

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ -- Tourism worldwide was devastated by the pandemic with many sectors, such as the airlines and cruise industry hit harder than others and still struggling.  With the lifting of restrictions, leisure tourism is starting t...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Amid COVID-19 Shutdowns County Tourism Industry Remained Strong

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ-- This time last year tourism industry leaders and business owners were concerned about how the COVID-19 shutdowns would impact tourism in Cape May County.  Coming off a record 2019 with tourism expenditures at $6.9 billi...

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