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Reopening Massachusetts - Phase II Begins - June 9, 2020
MFDA Inside Edition for June 9, 2020 -- This issue includes updates and reminders for funeral establishments with regard to reopening in Phase 2. It also includes information and guidance on: Cemetery reopenings capacity limitation, including information from the National Fire Protection Association Best practices references from the CDC and OSHA Massachusetts National Cemetery reopening Funeral guidelines from the Archdiocese of Boston and Springfield Diocese Other articles in this issue include: An article on affirmations and ceremony ideas from Dr. Alan Wolfelt North Shore CC seeking faculty New requirements for New York services Information on dispose of computers, copiers and other tech Gift card winner announced CLICK HERE for the full issue.
Reopening Massachusetts - Phase II Update - June 6, 2020
MFDA Inside Edition for Saturday, June 6, 2020 -- MFDA President Clarence R. Lyons shared the Funeral Service Best Practices document in advance of Phase II of the state's economic reopening plan. Lyons also expressed his thanks to the Baker Administration for recognition of the significance of funeral service, as well as to colleagues across the state for their work and continued dedication to service bereaved families. [Learn More]
Reopening Massachusetts - Phase II Update - June 5, 2020
This issue of Inside Edition summarizes what we know in advance of Gov. Charlie Baker's Phase II reopening announcement expected June 6. It explains what is already known; what steps funeral home owners can be taking immediately to prepare for reopening next week; what MFDA is working on and the next steps for funeral service. [Learn More]