There were only four new cases of coronavirus reported in Cape May County on Sunday. County officials say the rate of transmission is below .8, which means the spread of the virus is drastically slowing. Walk ins are accepted at the County’s vaccination clinic at Avalon Community Hall starting at 11:00am Monday.
The Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority is having its hazardous waste collection day Saturday at the transfer station in Burleigh. The MUA nots that materials like cleaning products, gasolines, mercury-containing items, and pool chemicals can all be safely dropped off. The event runs for three hours, starting at 8:00am.
Cape May County experienced a 21 percent decline in direct tourism revenue last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The good news is that this was the smallest decline statewide, according to the Cape May County Department of Tourism. Cape May County experienced $5.4 billion in direct tourism revenue last year. Nearly one out of…
A new measure that intends to provide relief to the commercial fishing industry has been approved by a Senate committee. A bill sponsored by State Senator Michael Testa would free up some commercial fishing boats from the state’s employment law and its expensive tax on earnings. The Senate Labor Committee approved the measure this week.
Cape May County officials announced that 46.6 percent of the County’s population has been vaccinated against Covid-19, the highest percentage in the entire state. Over three quarters of all residents over the age of 65 are vaccinated. The County reported only 15 new cases on Wednesday.
Cape May County is reporting only 11 new cases of coronavirus. County health officials confirm half of the new cases were in Wildwood. Five communities have zero cases of the virus in their communities.
14 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Cape May County Wednesday. The Cape May County Department of Health has provided over 18,000 doses of the vaccine at Avalon Community Hall. Nearly 40,000 County residents have been fully vaccinated.
Cape May County is part of a presidential disaster declaration for a winter storm in early February that produced strong winds, tidal flooding, and eroded beaches. President Biden announced the declaration via a press release today, announced by Governor Murphy on social media. There will be funds available as part of this declaration.
County Commission Director Gerald Thornton has issued a statement personally opposing the wind farm project off the coast of southern New Jersey. Thornton issued a statement Tuesday saying that his concerns are focused on the impact the project would have for the commercial fishing industry. Thornton says he is hearing from fishermen that their concerns…
Gasoline prices that had begun to fall are now again on their way up. Mid Atlantic AAA reports that the average price for a gallon of gasoline in Cape May County is now $2.94, which is seven cents higher than one week ago. We are three cents per gallon above the state average.