For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit capemaycountynj.gov. The Cape May County Department of Health administered a total of 21,443 doses so far. The New Jersey Department of Health reports that 57,636 Cape May County residents have received at least one vaccine dose and 53,391 have been fully vaccinated.
Cape May County's Rate of Infection is once again below 1.0, which means that new cases are decreasing currently. The RT is currently at 0.84, which is the lowest of all counties in New Jersey. The Statewide RT currently is at 1.29. The last time the RT was above 1.0 in Cape May County was March 27. The Rate of Positivity for new COVID tests is 2.6%.
The Cape May County Department of Health is providing COVID vaccines three days a week, two days in the community and one day at their offices. Clinics will be held in the community on Tuesdays and Thursday from 9:30 A.M. to 1 P.M. and at the Cape May County Department of Health every Wednesday from 1 P.M. to 6 P.M. The next mobile clinics will be held on July 27th and July 29th at Woodbine Ambulance Corps Building at 517 DeHirsch Avenue in Woodbine. The Cape May County Department of Health vaccination clinic on July 28th will take place at their offices located at 6 Moore Rd. in Cape May Court House.
Cape May County COVID vaccination rate is still above the New Jersey average. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 59% of the County’s population is fully vaccinated, versus 57% Statewide.
Anyone interested in finding alternative sites to receive the COVID-19 vaccine can visit https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/finder. The website easily allows the user to find a walk-in location for the COVID-19 vaccine by searching via zip code. The search results then provide available sites, minimum age at that location based on the vaccine available there, street address, and a phone number to call for more information.
For more information, including the daily reported case numbers, go to https://capemaycountynj.gov/1418/Covid-19-Dashboard. Cape May County has recorded 9003 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 8730 of those are now off quarantine.