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News You Can Use: June 12, 201
This week we updated you by trying to clarify with the OCME how cremation regulations will be affected when the State of Emergency ends on June 15. We also include: a regulatory review on Telephone Price Disclosures; upcoming OSHA training events; and a save-the-date for Funeral Service Appreciation Night.
News You Can Use: June 4, 2021
This week we share an update from the Mass. Senior Care Association regarding protocols for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. We also include: An article, "Moving Forward: Perspective," from New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association Executive Director George Kelder; An article noting that some pandemic-related changes to the funeral industry will be lasting; A report that Mass. is the healthiest state; and *No communities are rated high risk for COVID-19!
May 29th Reopening Q&A: What Funeral Directors Need to Know
As you know, tomorrow Massachusetts will lift all remaining COVID-19 industry restrictions throughout the state. Effective Saturday, May 29, all industries will be permitted to open with the exception of remaining face-covering requirements. In most cases, all mask restrictions will be lifted, and capacity will increase to 100% for all industries. The gathering limits will be rescinded.