Municipal police departments in Cape May County are issuing various protocol changes to their respective communities regarding responses to non emergencies, and records request. The attempt is to deal with as much as possible over the phone and reduce public interactions where it is not necessary.
A discount retail store with seven locations in Cape May County is offering senior-only shopping hours. Dollar General announced that it will dedicate the first hour of business to seniors. Store hours will be cut in the evening so stocking of shelves can occur.
The Cape May County Clerk’s office is closed to the public through the end of the month. The County announced that the office will be staffed internally, but those seeking passports, notaries, and marriage ceremonies are asked to call for an appointment sometime in the future.
Cape May County Freeholders held an emergency meeting on Sunday and passed a resolution that declared a public health emergency in our county. The resolution authorizes preventive measures to be implemented. All schools in the County are closed as of Tuesday.
Public schools in Cape May County are all closed from Tuesday, March 17th through March 30th. Local school districts are starting to issue this news on their websites and social media pages, including Middle Township, which states that essential personnel will be working in the schools through the closing. Lower Cape May Regional posted that…
It looks like there will be a state shutdown of public schools, very soon. In our area, West Cape May, Stone Harbor, and Avalon schools will be closed starting on Tuesday. On the Avalon-Stone Harbor school website, there is a notice that the closure on Tuesday is “under the direction of the Cape May County…
No more classes at Atlantic Cape Community College. The college announced that online education will be held through March 30th. Classes are cancelled from March 23rd through the 29th; then, starting on March 30th, online education will begin.
Cape May County has announced additional closures courtesy of coronavirus. The County Park and Zoo remains open, but exhibit buildings will not be accessible to the public. Election Board polling classes are cancelled until further notice, and all County senior centers will be closed until further notice, as of March 16th.
Cape May County is closing the Museum of Cape May County until April 6th. The Cape May County Historical and Genealogical Society will remain closed due to COVID-19. The Robert C. Alexander research library will also be closed.
There is a temporary visitation ban at the Crest Having Nursing and Rehabilitation Center due to the coronavirus. County officials have also put in place a travel ban outside of the County for all workers on official duty, including meetings and conferences.