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Posted on: September 17, 2021

COVID-19 Update Week of 9/17

The Rate of Transmission (RT) dropped slightly week-over-week in Cape May County. The current RT is .94 currently versus .95 last week, according to the website covidactnow.org. Anytime the RT is below 1.0, it can be said the spread of coronavirus is decr...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

COVID-19 Update Week of 9/10

The good news regarding decreasing COVID cases continued this week in Cape May County. The County’s Rate of Transmission fell below 1.0 this week for the first time since July 14. When the RT is below 1.0, it can be said the spread of the corona...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

COVID-19 Update Week of 9/3

Cape May County experienced a drop in COVID-19 cases week-over-week. There was an 11% decrease when comparing new COVID cases reported by the Cape May County Department of Health from August 28 to September 3 compared to August 21 to August 27. There have...

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County News & Information
Posted on: August 27, 2021

COVID-19 Update Week of 8/27

The roll out of the COVID vaccines took another major step forward this week. The Pfizer vaccine for the Coronavirus received full Food and Drug Administration approval after operating under an Emergency Use Authorization. This is the next step in the pro...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Cape May County Supports Legislation to Stop State from Diverting 911 Fees

The Cape May County Board of County Commissioners unanimously supported a resolution on Tuesday to back legislation that “Prioritizes distribution of 9-1-1 System and Emergency Response Trust Fund monies and permits use of funds for certain expe...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Cape May County Commissioners Adopt Budget

The Cape May County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed its 2021 budget during the June 22 Commissioners Meeting. The final budget reduces the originally projected tax increase of one penny down to 7/10 of a penny. The 2021 County tax rate of .234 c...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Cape May County Seniors Reopen

The Cape May County Board of Commissioners and the Cape May County Division of Aging and Disability Services are happy to announce the re-opening of the four County Senior Centers.  The Senior Center locations are:

  1. Lower Cape Senior Center - 2612 ...
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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Cape May County Clerk Updates Transaton Increase

Cape May County has seen a significant increase in home activity over the first half of 2021. Cape May County Clerk Rita Rothberg announced on Thursday the results from the first six months of the year. The Clerk’s office recorded 7,588 deeds or...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Cape May County Park and Zoo’s Annual “Boo at the Zoo” 2021

The Cape May County Park and Zoo’s annual “Boo at the Zoo” event will take place on Sat., Oct. 30 from 10 A.M. until 2 P.M. at the Cape May County Park, in Cape May Court House.

Sponsored by the Cape May County Board of Commis...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

FEMA Approves Cape May County Hazard Mitigation Plan

(CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ)—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the 2021 Cape May County Hazard Mitigation Plan which, for the first time, addresses climate change and future sea-level rise for resiliency purposes. &nb...

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Health

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Reminder - protect yourself against mosquito-borne diseases

Cape May Court House – As part of a routine mosquito testing program, the Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control has detected West Nile virus (WNV) in 3 mosquito collections, 2 in the area of Cape May County Zoo and 1 at a West Cape May ...

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Health

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Funding Opportunity for Housing Projects Available to Eligible Agencies

The Cape May County Department of Human Services wishes to make eligible agencies aware of the following funding opportunity for Housing projects

 

Applications for NEW PROJECTS will be accepted from eligible organizations interested in applying fo...

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Library

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Cape May County Library Goes Fine Free, Effective Sept 1

Effective September 1, 2021, the Cape May County Library System will no longer charge overdue fines on most library materials. While patrons will not be charged for late materials, items still need to be returned to the library. If an item is not returned...

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Library
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Cape May Court House Library to Celebrate 50th Anniversary in a Weeklong Golden Jubilee

The Cape May Court House Library will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its current building by hosting activities for visitors of all ages. Beginning Monday, September 13, members of the public are invited to visit the Court House Library to participate ...

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Tourism

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

County Tourism Half-Year Occupancy Tax Collection Indicates Strong Pandemic Recovery

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ -- Occupancy tax data released by the New Jersey Treasury through June 2021 is showing that Cape May County is well on the way to recover from the losses in tourism expenditures experienced in 2020.  During the first half...

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Tourism
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Delay in Opening the U.S. - Canadian Border Causes Concern in Cape May County

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ --The recent announcement that the opening of the United States-Canadian border has been delayed until at least August 21, has ended Cape May County's hope that they could recoup some of the losses in Canadian visitors la...

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