COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

GFDA closely monitors guidance and information regarding COVID-19. 
As this information is rapidly changing, you are welcome to bookmark this page and visit it often.  We also encourage you to visit each page
 included in this section of our website. 


HIGHLIGHTS OF WHAT'S NEW

  • Georgia Board of Funeral Service - Updated Information
  • Governor Brian P. Kemp
    • New Executive Orders issued November 13, 2020
      • Providing additional guidance for Empowering a Healthy Georgia in response to COVID-19
      • Renewing the State of Emergency originally issued on July 6, 2020, regarding unlawful assemblage
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    • What do funeral home workers need to know about handling decedents who had COVID-19? - Updated Nov. 10, 2020
    • Collection and Submission of Postmortem Specimens from Deceased Persons with Known or Suspected COVID-19 - Updated Nov. 2, 2020
    • Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 and Funerals - Updated Nov. 2, 2020 
    • Funeral Guidance for Individuals and Families - Updated Nov. 2, 2020
    • FAQs for Medicolegal Death Investigators - Updated Nov. 2, 2020
    • The National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL)
      • NIOSH-Approved N95 Particulate Filtering Facepiece Respirators - Updated Oct. 30, 2020 
      • Respirator Trusted-Source Information / Ancillary Respirator Information / Fit Test FAQs
      • Counterfeit Respirators / Misrepresentation of NIOSH-Approval - Updated Nov. 5, 2020 
      • FDA’s emergency use authorization list
      • FDA’s eligibility criteria for alternatives to N95 respirators
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    • COVID-19 Guidance on Ventilation in the Workplace


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GFDA is pleased to provide everyone in the funeral service profession with the information and resources that are critical to their business during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’ve found the complimentary information useful, consider how GFDA’s exclusive member benefits could be beneficial to your business year-round. 

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