The Cape May County Health Department administered 309 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, for a total of 3,696 doses so far.
The New Jersey Health Department reports that 7,743 doses of the vaccine have been administered in Cape May County when combining the vaccine doses given out by the County Health Department and other entities. This total number of doses includes a combination of first and second doses, according to a county news release.
For vaccine information on where, when, who, and how, please visit https://capemaycountynj.gov.
Cape May County officials, including Commissioners Leonard Desiderio and Will Morey, participated in an information session on Friday hosted by the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce. The session touched on county vaccination efforts and preparation, the process to register to get the vaccine and the current limited number of doses coming from the state.
The video of the session can be viewed at the Cape May County Government Facebook page and at this direct link https://fb.watch/3aM6Cwu0Do/.
New Jersey has crossed another major threshold with administering over a half million doses of the COVID vaccine. New Jersey has reported 524,865 total doses have been handed out, which includes 459,635 first doses and 64,806 second doses.
Both vaccines that have been approved so far require two doses. Cape May County is continuing to prep for the eventual opening of a second vaccine site once more doses become available.