Entries for 2020
Posted on May 05, 2020
Governor Asa Hutchinson announced on Monday May 4th that funerals will be permitted to take place in indoor venues with fewer than 50 people in attendance beginning on May 18th.
$40m of new funding h...
Posted on April 22, 2020
The CDC has offered guidance for completing a death certificate of a COVID-19 death. You may download it here: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvss/vsrg/vsrg03-508.pdf
On April 16, 2020, the CDC ho...
Posted on March 31, 2020
On March 19, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued guidance to states naming mortuary workers as “critical infrastructure workers. Many states have adopted the DHS recommendations. On...
Posted on March 27, 2020
On Wednesday March 25th, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that there will be a state mandate to ban all public gatherings of over 10 people. This will become enforceable by law. The offi...
Posted on March 25, 2020
A message from Kenny Culpepper, President of AFDA, to thank and commend all funeral homes for their diligent service and support during this very uncertain time. He makes some crucial recommendations ...