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.