FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance State-by-State Breakdown - October 4, 2021 - FEMA has provided over $1.158 billion to more than 176,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020. CLICK HERE

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National Cemetery Administration Accepts Claims via Direct Upload - October 14, 2021
AGEG has received a notice from the National Cemetery Administration about a new service offered which will enable submission of forms for memorial benefits online. 


AGEG is the only association in Georgia that focuses on Embalmers. We offer specific training for your profession and opportunities for you to earn your Continuing Education Hours. Our members are a great pool of information for embalmers across the state and the southeast. AGEG members receive a discounted rate for clinic attendance and AGEG News email alerts which contain the latest updates and guidance regarding licensing, regulatory, Coronavirus Disease 2019, FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance, and AGEG events news.

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FEMA Funeral Assistance for COVID-19 Related Deaths

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Congress authorized FEMA to provide financial assistance to individuals who incurred COVID-19-related funeral expenses after January 20, 2020. FEMA has issued its final policy, which includes details such as eligibility, documentation criteria, and the application process. 

More information may be found in our FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance section, CLICK HERE

Coronavirus Disease 2019  (COVID-19)

AGEG monitors COVID-19 guidance and information for funeral service from numerous federal and state agencies. Our members receive emails as new guidance and information become available.  CLICK HERE for our dedicated Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) section and the latest guidance and updates from the following agencies.  

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