The first Long Term Care facility in the State received the COVID-19 vaccine today. Cape May County’s run Crest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will be getting its first vaccine doses on Jan. 5. This is the beginning of the next effort to vaccinate vulnerable populations, after the initial doses went to frontline health care workers. As more vaccine comes into the State over the next few months, the population of people who will be able to receive the vaccine will increase.
The County of Cape May Department of Health is announcing today that 47 new positive test samples were collected among County residents over the past several days. While Cape May County has recorded 4157 covid-19 cases during the pandemic, 3553 of those are now off quarantine. Additionally, there are 2 new out of county positive cases that are included in the Non-resident Active Cases listed below.