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Archive June 2021

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News You Can Use: June 25, 2021

This week we welcome new MFDA President Barbara Kazmierczak and new board members and also thank outgoing board members and President C.R. Lyons for their leadership through an unprecedented public health crisis. We also:  Announce that MFDA was honored with the Organizational Excellence Award by the New England Society of Association Executives;  Provide the first in a regular series of Legislative and Regulatory updates;  Introduce Barbara Kemmis, who will lead the NEFSP webinar on cremation data and outlook on July 28;  Include information on state conventions in New York and New Jersey that MFDA members are eligible to attend.

News You Can Use: June 18, 2021

This week we include cremation rate data from the 2021 report from the Cremation Association of North America and announce a webinar on what it means for Massachusetts. We also discuss information about a new chest plate from New England Donor Services; Regulatory Review: Required Prep Room Signage with downloads;  The schedule and registration links for upcoming OSHA Trainings;  Electronic notary extension;  Unemployment Insurance extension; and Green death care practices survey.

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!

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