Department Of Health
This advice is designed to assist people who are involved in arranging or attending a funeral or commemorative event following a death from any cause during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It is also for professionals who may be involved in arranging or managing a funeral or commemorative event.
This guidance has been developed to ensure that:
- people are treated with sensitivity, dignity and respect when someone dies
- funerals and commemorative events can continue to take place while minimising the risk of infection
The translations and easy read have been temporarily removed while they are being updated in line with the latest changes to guidance.
This guidance is of a general nature and should be treated as a guide, and in the event of any conflict between any applicable legislation (including the health and safety legislation) and this guidance, the applicable legislation shall prevail.