Department Of Health
This advice is designed to assist people who are involved in arranging or attending a funeral related to a death from any cause during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
This guidance has been developed to ensure that:
- bereaved people are treated with sensitivity, dignity and respect
- funerals can continue to take place while minimising the risk of infection
Guidance for venue managers and those involved in professionally arranging a funeral is available through the Deceased Management Advisory Group website.
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.
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