Cape May County remains among lowest five Counties in the state in new cases and remains in the top four counties of fully vaccinated eligible residents, according to the CDC tracker data. The rate of infection is .98 and under the 1.0 rate indicating a reduction in the spread of the virus.
The rate of fully vaccinated people in Cape May County is 64.3% with 57,595 fully vaccinated and 63,673 having received one dose as of September 24. Vaccinations among those 65 and over, our most vulnerable population, is 60% and ranks within the top four counties in the State.
The vaccination rate in Cape May County continues to climb with nearly 500 vaccines administered over the past week. The Cape May County Department of Health administered a total of 22,031 doses to date.
The Department of Health mobile vaccination clinics continue to operate throughout different locations within the County. Vaccinations are available each Wednesday at the Cape May County Health Department at the Crest Haven Complex in Cape May Court House. The mobile vaccination vehicle is available at the following locations during the upcoming week.
Saturday September 25thIrish Fest –
1st Ave and Olde NJ Ave Keenan's
8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Sunday September 26th First Assembly of God
1068 Seashore Rd, Cape May, NJ 08204
11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday September 28th- West Cape May
732 Broadway, Cape May, NJ 08204
9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 29th- CMCDOH
1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday September 30th – Cape May City Public Works – City Hall-
643 Washington Street
9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
For more information on obtaining the vaccine, quickly and free of charge, go to https://capemaycountynj.gov/226/Health-Department or call (609) 465-1187. Cape May County has recorded 11,405 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, 10,713 of those are now off quarantine. More details on daily reported case numbers can be found at https://capemaycountynj.gov/1418/Covid-19-Dashboard.
Sadly, we are announcing the passing of three Individuals, an70-year old female from Dennis Township, a 83-year old male from Wildwood and a 88-year old male from Cape May, “The loss of these community members has left all of us deeply saddened,” said Commissioner Jeff Pierson.