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, information, and vaccine updates become available.  

ATTENTION 

  • Georgia Department of Public Health
    • NOTICE: CDC New Mask Guidance for People Fully Vaccinated - Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing masks or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. 
    • Georgia eligibility is open for everyone 12 years of age and older for the COVID vaccine.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated
For more information on these items, as well as guidance and information for funeral service, CLICK HERE for our dedicated Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) section.  


FEMA Funeral Assistance for COVID-19 Related Deaths

FEMA began accepting applications for Funeral Assistance on
Monday, April 12, 2021 through their dedicated call center.

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 NEW FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance section, CLICK HEREincluding an updated Frequenty Asked Questions section.


Membership

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.  

To join AGEG or renew your 2021 dues, CLICK HERE for our 2021 membership form



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2021 Clinic - August 23 - 25

As we previously announced, the AGEG Board of Directors carefully considered all factors regarding COVID-19, including information and guidance, consulted with our venues, and made the decision to postpone the Annual Clinic for 2021 until August. 

Our Annual Clinic offers valuable training for embalmers from experienced industry professionals and continuing education hours for your license requirements. This event is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable education, spend time with your mentors, and network with your industry colleagues. Your health is our top priority and we will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and guidance. We will take every step necessary to keep all event participants safe.    

For more information about our 2021 Clinic, to register as an event sponsor, and to submit funeral service professionals and their loved ones for our 2021 Memorial Service, CLICK HERE.


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