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COVID-19 Update - April 1, 2020
MFDA COVID-19 Updates for April 1, 2020: Includes information on how to request personal protective equipment (PPE) from MEMA. It also clarifies who may request PPE. Discussion with representatives from Massachusetts crematories - outlines best practices. Other topics include: transfer guidance for hospice; clarification on funerals from the Archdiocese of Boston; new morgue pick-up procedures from UMass Medical Center; an OCME Cremation Portal update; and a reminder about contacting MFDA staff.[Learn More]
COVID-19 Update - March 31, 2020
Mass. DPH communication to physicians; COVID-19 Scams; NEFSP Collaboration; Maine Veterans' Cemetery System updates; and policy changes from U.S. airlines. [Learn More]
COVID-19 Update - March 30, 2020
MFDA has been providing daily updates on COVID-19 changes and updates affecting funeral service professionals. On Monday, March 30, we sent two updates. The first included a letter from DPH and OCME asking Hospital Morgue Directors about working with funeral professionals. [Learn More]