Environmental Health Guidelines for Management of Human Remains in the Context of COVID-19: March 2020

Environmental Health Guidelines for Management of Human Remains in the Context of COVID-19: March 2020

Environmental Health Guidelines for Management of Human Remains in the Context of COVID-19: March 2020

Environmental health has a key role to play in monitoring the management of human remains that dies of an infectious disease, including COVID-19. The monitoring will include the following:

  • Providing guidance and advise to funeral undertakers on management of infectious human remains
  • Inspection of premises where bodies are prepared, stored and disposed of

This interim guideline is based on what is currently known about COVID-19.

Type
Guides/Guidelines
Topic
Antimicrobial Resistance
Language
English
Publisher
National Department of Health
Year
2020