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COVID-19 Weekly Recap - May 18-22, 2020
MFDA COVID-19 Weekly Recap for May 18-22 -- This update includes a brief summary of the week's activities including: Details of the Governor's announcement about reopening Massachusetts; A recap of the Funeral Service Reopening Task Force meeting and recommendations; and The Reopening Massachusetts Guide for Funeral Establishments created specifically for members by MFDA. Click here to learn more.
COVID-19 Update - May 22, 2020
MFDA COVID-19 Update for Friday, May 22 -- Essential businesses need to comply with the state's reopening standards by May 25th, s0s0. The Reopening Massachusetts Guide for Funeral Establishments, created by MFDA, provides information on requirements for reopening your business specific to funeral establishments as public-facing businesses and employers. This update also includes: Gov. Baker allows houses of worship, municipalities to set their own reopening timelines; Attorney General establishes ways to report unsafe conditions; an update from the Worcester Diocese; and funeral service in the news; plus daily PPE and data updates. Click here to learn more.
COVID-19 Update - May 19, 2020
MFDA COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, May 19, 2020 -- The Funeral Service Reopening Task Force held its first meeting and reviewed the state's reopening plan. Some recommendations for Phase 1, based on member survey responses, were presented to the state Board of Embalming and Funeral Directing as well as the Governor's Reopening Advisory Board. Click here to learn more.