Cape May County Details Road to Reopening

first_imgOfficials say there are things the public needs to consider as things begin to open up in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. SEA ISLE CITY02 196 AVALON16 WILDWOOD1218 STONE HARBOR0 “As parks and other public places begin to open, it is important to continue taking precautions. Individuals should still be covering their nose and mouth with a facemask, washing hands frequently, and keeping their distance. We are not out of the woods yet,” said Cape May County Health Officer Kevin Thomas.The Cape May County Health Department recommends following the 5 step CDC approach for reopening a business to insure that restarting our economy and returning people to work will be done methodically, strategically, and responsibly. The Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC) just released guidance to assist employers in making decisions regarding reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides continuing to follow the recommendations issued by state and local health departments when determining the most appropriate actions to take, you should pay attention to these five steps. Consider Preliminary Questions before Reopening Take Recommended Safety Actions Implement Safeguards for the Ongoing Monitoring of Employees Prepare Your Physical Workspace for Reopening Maintain Vigilance Stay up to date on the current situation as it evolves. Some reliable sources are New Jersey Poison Information and Education System hotline at 211 or 1-800-962-1253, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at www.cdc.gov, the World Health Organization at www.who.int, the New Jersey Department of Health at COVID19.nj.gov. For additional information visit Cape May County Department of Health at www.cmchealth.net, and also on Facebook. TOTAL RECOVERED MUNICIPALITYACTIVE CASESREPORTED TODAYOFF QUARANTINEDEATHSLONG TERM CARE ACTIVE CASESLONG TERM CARE CENTER DEATHS Cape May County’s total COVID-19 cases has increased by five cases, making a total of 463 cases in the county, according to a county release. WOODBINE911292 NORTH WILDWOOD36 DENNIS TOWNSHIP6111262 UPPER TOWNSHIP172292 WEST CAPE MAY11 CAPE MAY POINT0 WEST WILDWOOD21 128 WILDWOOD CREST28 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP264324 TOTAL ACTIVE107 TOTAL CASES IN CAPE MAY COUNTY463 OCEAN CITY81201 TOTAL DECEASED CAPE MAY CITY13 923 LOWER TOWNSHIP1924736819last_img read more