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Posted on: May 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/24/20

May 24, 2020

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has 154,154 total COVID-19 cases and 11,133 deaths. Cape May County’s total has increased by 11 cases, making a total of 579 cases in the county. As testing starts to become more available in Cape May...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 23, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/22/20

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has 152,719 total COVID-19 positive cases and 10,985 deaths. Total positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape May County is now 562 including 47 deaths. Sadly, the County Health Department reports a 92-year-old male from...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 23, 2020

Six Feet Saves Successfully Launched in Cape May County

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has 153,104 total COVID-19 cases and 11,081 deaths. Cape May County’s total has increased by 6 cases, making a total of 568 cases in the county. Currently 276 cases have recovered from COVID-19 in Cape May County...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 21, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/21/20

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has 151,472 total COVID-19 positive cases and 10,843 deaths. Total positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape May County is now 554 including 45 deaths. Sadly, the County Health Department reports that an 93-year-old fem...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/20/20

May 20, 2020

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has 150,399 total COVID-19 positive cases and 10,747 deaths. Total positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape May County is now 539 including 42 deaths. Sadly, an 85-year-old female from Dennis Township has p...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/19/20

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has 149,013 total COVID-19 positive cases and 10,586 deaths. Total positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape May County is now 530 including 41 deaths. 

“It’s important that everyone continue...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/18/20

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has 148,039 total COVID-19 positive cases and 10,435 deaths. Total positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape May County is now 521 including 41 deaths. All contact tracing of these positive cases is performed by the Cap...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 16, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/16/20

Cape May Court House - New Jersey has become the second leading state in the United States with 145,089 total COVID-19 cases and 10,249 deaths. 

Sadly, today Cape May County has to announce the passing of another resident a 63-year-old Male from W...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update - May 15, 2020

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has 143,905 total COVID-19 cases and 10,138 deaths. Cape May County’s total has increased by 20 cases, making a total of 508 cases in the County. Currently 228 cases have recovered from COVID-19 in Cape May Count...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 14, 2020

COVID-19 Update - May 14, 2020

There are now over 142,704 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the New Jersey including over 9,946 deaths. Cape May County Health Department reports 488 people have tested positive for Covid-19 including the passing of a 91-year-old male from Lower Township. T...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 14, 2020

COVID-19 Update - May 13, 2020

Cape May Court House- The number of COVID-19 cases in New Jersey is 141,560 and 9,702 deaths. With great remorse, the County Health Department reports that a 68-year-old male and 59-year-old male from Woodbine passed away from COVID-19. Total positive cas...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Social Distance Ambassadors are Coming to your Community

Cape May Court House- Cape May County Department of Health is proud to announce their social distance campaign, Six Feet Saves. Six Feet Saves is an educational campaign that will be implemented to remind individuals to keep their distance to help slow th...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Cape May County Cancels Memorial Day Ceremony

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ -- Cape May County has made the decision to cancel its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton and Freeholder Jeffrey L. Pierson regretfully made this decision as a result of complying with the Executi...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 12, 2020

COVID-19 Updates - May 11, 2020

Cape May Court House- The number of COVID-19 cases continue to increase, New Jersey has 139,945 total COVID-19 positive cases and 9,310 deaths. With great remorse, the County Health Department reports that a 71-year-old female from Lower Township and 55-y...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 9, 2020

Cape May County and Governor’s Office Actively Discussing Reopening Proposal

The County of Cape May’s continuing efforts to pursue a safe opening of the County consistent with the Governor’s directives and advice from health care professionals is in a very active phase.

The Cape May County-Wide Recovery Initiati...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 9, 2020

COVID-19 Update - May 9, 2020

Cape May Court House- The number of COVID-19 cases continue to increase, New Jersey has 137,085 total COVID-19 positive cases and 9,116 deaths. Total positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape May County is now 458 including 32 deaths. 

During t...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/7/20

Cape May Court House - Daily COVID-19 Update Cape May County Health Department is announcing 15 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Cape May County has a total of 419 confirmed cases, including 31 deaths. Most of the confirmed deaths are associat...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/6/20

There are now over 130,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the New Jersey including over 8,500 deaths. Cape May County Health Department reports 404 people that have tested positive for COVID-19 including the passing of a 71-year-old male and an 86-year-ol...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/5/20

There are now over 1.1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. and over 3.6 million cases worldwide. In Cape May County, 379 people have tested positive and 27 have died from COVID-19. With great sorrow the Health Department announces the passing ...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Cape May County Opening Proposal

A consensus-driven coalition of Cape May County Freeholders, Mayors and Business Community leaders today made a submission to Governor Phil Murphy entitled “A Proposal for the Safe, Thoughtful and Progressive Reopening of Cape May County During ...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Cape May County Now Has Antibody Testing Available

Cape May Court House- The number of COVID-19 cases continue to increase, New Jersey has 128,269 total COVID-19 cases and 7,910 deaths. Cape May County’s total has increased by 10 cases, making a total of 371 cases in the county. In total, 25 Cap...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 5, 2020

It is Important to Protect Everyone in Your Family, Including Your Pets

Cape May Court House- The number of COVID-19 cases continue to increase, New Jersey has 126,744 total COVID-19 cases and 7,871 deaths. Cape May County’s total has increased by 11 cases, making a total of 361 cases in the county. Currently 155 ca...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 5, 2020

State and County Parks will be Opening today, but Remember to Keep Your Distance

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has 123,717 total COVID-19 cases and 7,742 deaths. Cape May County’s total has increased by 4 cases, making a total of 350 cases in the County. Currently 155 cases have recovered from COVID-19 in Cape May County,...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 5/1/20

The Cape May County Health Department reports an 89-year-old male from Lower Township passing away from COVID-19. Total positive cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape May County is now 346 including 22 deaths. 

“On behalf of the Cape May C...

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County News & Information
Posted on: May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 4/30/20

There are now over 1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. and over 3.2 million cases worldwide. In Cape May County, 340 people have tested positive and 21 have died from COVID-19. The individuals who tested positive are currently being isolated...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 4/27/20

The Cape May County Health Department is sad to report that a 65-year-old female resident from Dennis Township and a 92-year-old female from Lower Township have died of COVID-19. Cape May County’s positive case count is now 302 total including 2...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Cape May County Officials Urge Residents to Help Save Lives by Doing Your Part

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has reported 109,038 total COVID-19 cases and 5,938 deaths. Cape May County’s total has increased by 3 cases, making a total of 289 cases in the county. Currently, 85 cases have recovered from COVID-19. County he...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 25, 2020

While Helping Others During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Do Not Forget to Take Care of Yourself

 Cape May Court House- New Jersey currently has 105,523 cases, and 5,863 deaths. As of today, Cape May County’s total has increased by 15 cases, bringing the total to 286 cases in the county with 85 individuals recovering and sadly 17 d...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 24, 2020

26 New Cases in Cape May County of COVID-19

There are now over 870,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. and now there are more than 100,000 cases in New Jersey including 5,617 deaths. In Cape May County, 271 people have tested positive and 17 have died from COVID-19. The individuals who test...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Sysco Foods Donation to the Zoo Feeds the Animals and Allows them to Pay it Forward

The temporary closing of restaurants due to Governor Murphy’s Executive Order resulted in a generous donation to the Cape May County Zoo. Sysco Philadelphia donated 17 pallets of fresh vegetables, herbs, and fruit that could not all be utilized ...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 24, 2020

21 New Positive Cases of COVD-19 in Cape May County

Cape May Court House- Today, the Cape May County Department of Health reports an increase of positive cases by 21, making a total of 245 including 17 deaths from COVID-19.

Older adults and people with chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, heart dise...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 23, 2020

COVID-19 Update - April 22, 2020

Cape May Court House – Cape May County Health Department announces three more positive COVID-19 cases bringing the total 224 and passing of two more residents a 97-year-old male and a 77-year-old male.

“We are deeply saddened by these t...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 22, 2020

COVID-19 Update - April 21, 2020

There are now over 800,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. and over 2.5 million cases worldwide. In Cape May County, 221 people have tested positive and 15 have died from COVID-19. The individuals who tested positive are currently being isolated a...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 4/20/20

The Cape May County Department of Health is announcing two additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and is providing an update on the number of positive and recovered cases reported in the County.

In total, 15 Cape May County reside...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Crest Haven Update - 4/20/2020

 We appreciate all of the support and positive feedback from our families and friends. We want you to know that we are and will continue to be transparent regarding any suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our facility. Should we have a po...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Protect Yourself When You Are Shopping for Essential Food and Household Items

Cape May Court House- New Jersey has become the second leading state in the United States with 85,301 total COVID-19 cases and 4,202 deaths. Cape May County’s total has increased by 7 cases, making a total of 211 cases in the county. Currently, ...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 19, 2020

COVID-19 Update - 4/18/20

Cape May Court House- Cape May County’s total COVID-19 cases has increased by four, making a total of 204 in the County. Currently, 45 cases have recovered from COVID-19. 

“The number one prevention method against COVID-19 rema...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Today we have learned of yet another death due to COVID-19, case count reaches 200

Cape May Court House- Today, the Cape May County Department of Health reports a 75-year-old female resident from Lower Township that passed away from the corona virus. Cape May County’s positive case count has now increased by 10 making a total ...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Sadly, Two More Cape May County Residents have Succumb to Covid-19

Cape May Court House - The Cape May County Department of Health learned today that a 63-year-old female who was a resident of the Borough of Woodbine and a 93-year-old female from Lower Township have passed away due to the coronavirus disease. Currently, ...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update - April 15, 2020

The Cape May County Health Department today confirmed that there are a total of 187 cases of Covid-19 in Cape May County. All active cases are either in isolation at their residence or being treated at the hospital.

“COVID-19 cases and deaths con...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Local Veterans’ Organizations Continue to Answer the Call

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ – During these uncertain times when most businesses are closed and citizens are being asked to stay home, members of Veteran Organizations throughout Cape May County are working to supply meals and services to those in n...

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County News & Information
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Health officials confirm first death due to COVID-19 in Cape May County

The Cape May County Department of Health today reported that a72-year-old female from Upper Township with underlying health conditions died from Covid-19.

“I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the loved ones during this time of loss,&...

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County News & Information
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions for Coronavirus

Q: What is a novel coronavirus? 

A: A novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is not that same as the coronavirus that commonly circulate among humans a...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 20, 2020

The 2020 Senior Jamboree & 2020 Senior Art Show are Postponed

As a result of regulations and precautions related to COVID 19 the following Cape May County Division of Aging and Disability Services events are being postponed. 

 

The Annual Cape May County Senior Jamboree scheduled for May 14, 2020.&am...

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Aging & Disability Services

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Sysco Foods Donation to the Zoo Feeds the Animals and Allows them to Pay it Forward

The temporary closing of restaurants due to Governor Murphy’s Executive Order resulted in a generous donation to the Cape May County Zoo. Sysco Philadelphia donated 17 pallets of fresh vegetables, herbs, and fruit that could not all be utilized ...

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County Parks and Zoo
Posted on: April 18, 2020

Cape May County Park & Zoo COVID-19 Update

The Cape May County Park & Zoo will remain closed until the shutdown is lifted.
All reservations and events have been cancelled through to 5/ 9/2020.  Upcoming events will be determined weekly at a later date as the situation is assessed.
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County Parks and Zoo

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Crest Haven Update - 4/20/2020

 We appreciate all of the support and positive feedback from our families and friends. We want you to know that we are and will continue to be transparent regarding any suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our facility. Should we have a po...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Conagra Foods Recall

Conagra Brands, Inc., a Russellville, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 130,763 pounds of not ready-to-eat chicken bowl products because the product may contain extraneous material, specifically small rocks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

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Health
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions for Coronavirus

Q: What is a novel coronavirus? 

A: A novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is not that same as the coronavirus that commonly circulate among humans a...

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Health

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

CENSUS COUNT SHOULD INCLUDE SECOND HOMEOWNERS

CENSUS COUNT SHOULD INCLUDE SECOND HOMEOWNERS

New guidance provided by the Federal Government wants second homeowners to also register these homes during the 2020 Census, even if the individual already registered their primary residence. Nearly half of all...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Cape May County Tourism Marketing Plan to Concentrate on Recovery

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ – Worldwide tourism has been deeply affected by the Coronavirus and there is no better example of how fragile the industry is than what is happening now. Often, tourism is the first impacted in these situations and the l...

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Tourism

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Cape May County Cancels Memorial Day Ceremony

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ -- Cape May County has made the decision to cancel its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton and Freeholder Jeffrey L. Pierson regretfully made this decision as a result of complying with the Executi...

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Veterans' Bureau
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Local Veterans’ Organizations Continue to Answer the Call

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ – During these uncertain times when most businesses are closed and citizens are being asked to stay home, members of Veteran Organizations throughout Cape May County are working to supply meals and services to those in n...

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Veterans' Bureau