For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered 180 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on March 26, 2021, for a total of 14,247 doses so far. The New Jersey Health Department reports that 35,062 Cape May County residents have received at least one vaccine dose and 21,974 have been fully vaccinated. Cape May County has consistently led the State in per capita administration of the COVID vaccine.
New groups of people will become eligible for the COVID vaccine beginning on April 5. Gov. Phil Murphy announced that residents 55-years-old and older and those 16 and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities will become eligible. Also, more groups of workers will be eligible on that day including those in communications, IT, members of the media, laundry services, real estate, building, home services, retail financial institutions, sanitation, utilities, higher education, and librarians. More details can be found on the Cape May County Government website at capemaycountynj.gov under the direct link to “Who is Eligible for Vaccination in New Jersey.”
The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing today that 43 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 7695 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 7142 of those are now off quarantine.