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Posted on: September 15, 2023


The Cape May County Board of Commissioners wants to remind residents of recent news and upcoming events. For more information on these events and more visit


Cape May County kept its double digit increases as recorded by New Jersey’s Occupancy Tax. New data shows that the County up 12% in July, which would make the year-to-date increase at 17%. Cape May County produced Occupancy Tax revenue more than double the amount any other county brought in during July. New Jersey imposes a 5% Occupancy Tax that is collected and retained by the State. Last year was a record year for visitation in the Count when 11.3 million people visited Cape May County.


The Cape May County Department of Health has announced its Flu Clinic dates. The first Family Flu Vaccine Clinic will begin on Oct. 15 from 8 A.M. to Noon at St. Francis Cabrini in Ocean City and will run until Nov. 17. There will also be a series of High Dose Senior Clinics at well beginning on Oct. 17 from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. at the Ocean City Senior Center. Full details on the schedule and to obtain a Consent Form visit the Cape May County Government website at


The Cape May County Park and Zoo’s annual “Boo at the Zoo” event will take place on Sat., Oct. 28 from 10 A.M. until 2 P.M. at the Cape May County Park and Zoo. The event is sponsored by the Cape May County Board of County Commissioners and is free and open to the public. Visitors of all ages are invited to wear a costume to this fun family event, which includes activities for the kids, games, candy, entertainment, animals, inflatable obstacle course, pirate ship and more. A Costume Contest will start at 11 A.M., registration begins at 10 A.M. An awards presentation will follow the Halloween costume contest with exciting entertainment and our very own ambassador animals.

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