COVID-19 and Funerals

Funeral Guidance for Individuals and Families

Grieving the loss of a loved one during the fear and anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic can be overwhelming. It may be difficult for people to make decisions about how to safely grieve and honor their loved one. This guidance is for individuals and families as they work with funeral directors, community and religious leaders, and others to plan and hold funeral services and visitations during the COVID-19 pandemic.


The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published a guide to lower the risk of spreading infection. Click here to read more at the CDC website.

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