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Posted on: January 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update - 1/17/21

For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit The Cape May County Health Department administered 268 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on January 15, 2021, for a total of 2339 doses so far. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 5,107 doses of the vaccine have been administered in total for Cape May County. This marks another major milestone for the “Finish Strong – Safely Together” campaign in Cape May County by getting over the 5,000-dose vaccine threshold. The Health Department continues to encourage residents to protect themselves in the meantime including social distancing, wearing a face covering, handwashing and using disinfectant as this vaccine period continues.

“We know there is still much work to be done, but it is important when we hit major number milestone in vaccinations to tell our residents that the hard work is starting to pay off,” said Commissioner Jeff Pierson, liaison to the Health Department. “We thank our residents and businesses for working so well together over what is almost a year now and remind people to continue to keep themselves and their families safe.”

The County of Cape May Department of Health is announcing today that 45 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 5285 covid-19 cases during the pandemic, 4523 of those are now off quarantine.

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