News You Can Use: December 18, 2020

This week we shared a Vaccinations Priority Update 12/18/2020 -- This is a recap of MFDA's discussion about priority for funeral service with Kevin Cranston, Assistant Commissioner and Director of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Services for the Commonwealth's Department of Public Health.  We also share the following:  the thoughts of colleagues who responded to a survey from the OCME regarding funeral service response to COVId-19 and challenges faced by the industry.  Several media articles addressed funeral service in the pandemic, including a notable article from the Wall Street Journal about how it's changing both death and life; Holiday Hours for the Boston Burial Permit Office; and the weekly community-level data. [Learn More]