COVID-19 Resources


OFDA Released Information:

Certificate of Employment - 3.25.2020

Recommendations of OFDA to Facilitate the Transfer of Deceased Patients from Nursing Homes Long Term Care and Hospice Facilities  - 3.25.2020

OFDA COVID-19 Recommendations for Ohio Funeral Homes - 3.20.2020

Resources to Help Onboard Physicians to EDRS

OFDA Press Release (please share with your media outlets) - 3.18.2020

Q & A on Conducting Funerals in Ohio During the COVID-19 Pandemic - 3.18.2020

eAlert Regarding COVID-19 Resources and Information - 3.17.2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 Bulletin Update - 3.13.2020
A message from OFDA President, Gary M. Burr, CFSP

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 3.11.2020
A message from OFDA Executive Director, Melissa S. Sullivan

Novel Coronavirus COVID-19: Interim Guidance for Deathcare Workers and Employers - 2.27.2020


OFDA Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Cleaning And Disinfection Of Reusable Personal Protective Equipment

Strategies For Optimizing Your Supply Of Facemasks During The COVID-19 Pandemic

PPE Conservation


State of Ohio Government Agencies:

Checklist for Avoiding Group Gatherings - Ohio Dept. of Health

Checklist for Businesses/Employers - Ohio Dept. of Health

Governer of Ohio: Mike Dewine Website

Official Director's Order to Limit and/or Prohibit Mass Gatherings - March 12, 2020

Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 Website

ODJFS Provides Common WARN Number to Speed Processing of COVID-19-Related Unemployment Benefits - Ohio Dept. of Jobs and Family Services


National Funeral Directors Association:

NFDA COVID-19 Resources


International Cemetery, Cremation, and Funeral Association

ICCFA COVID-19 Resources


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Main Website

COVID-19 Printable Handouts and Posters provided by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Get Your Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events Ready


Other Helpful Links:

Cremation Association of North America (CANA)

United State Department of Labor

How to Embalm with Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Professional Embalmers Assoc.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Ceremonies to Celebrate Together from Afar - Insight Institute

Authorization to Broadcast Funeral Service on Funeral Home Website

Direction to Record Funeral Service

Employee Work From Home Guide