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Advice for funeral directors (COVID-19)

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Publication date: 
22 March 2020
Last updated: 
25 March 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

This information sheet includes:

  • handling of bodies
  • infection control procedures and personal protective equipment
  • transportation
  • embalming of bodies
  • advice for religious or ceremonial preparation and funeral practices
  • cremation of bodies
  • body viewing
  • how to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 at a funeral