Virus Image

NOTE: The Cape May County Herald is offering full coverage of the COVID-19 / coronavirus emergency to all, with no payment required. We are committed to ensuring our readers can make critical decisions for themselves and their families during this ongoing situation. To continue supporting this vital reporting, please consider a digital subscription or contribution. For more coverage, subscribe to our daily newsletter.

AVALON – The coronavirus has impacted lifeguards across New Jersey, and has now reached a group of guards in Avalon.

According to The Philadelphia Inquirer, about 25 Avalon lifeguards are self-quarantining after one tested positive for COVID-19 following a house party held at a Stone Harbor home. The home is reportedly shared by several guards.

The quarantine prompted Avalon to hire 10 new guards to prevent staffing gaps, as the summer tourism season continues at the Jersey Shore.

Read full story here.

Introducing 'The Wrap', a new way to get the news.

We wrap up the news from the Shore you love, and deliver it to your inbox, weekly.

Load comments