Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


The AGEG Board of Directors encourage all funeral service professionals to follow Federal and State orders, CDC guidance, and best practices. It is important to review guidance and information so you may continue to safely serve your families and community.

AGEG continues to monitor federal, state, and other agencies for new or revised information and guidance regarding COVID-19. While we do our best to post guidance and information in real time, the links will take you directly to the individual websites to ensure the most accurate and timely information is accessible.  


COVID-19 Guidance and Information

AGEG members are updated by email and this page is updated as guidance and information becomes available.
For information and guidance, visit the links and drop down windows below.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
  • People with Certain Medical Conditions - October 14, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • Selected Adverse Events Reported after COVID-19 Vaccination - October 13, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination - October 13, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • Operational Considerations for Personal Protective Equipment in the Context of Global Supply Shortages for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: non-US Healthcare Settings - October 12, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • COVID-19 Vaccines for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People - October 8, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot - October 7, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines - October 7, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • COVID-19 Vaccines and Severe Allergic Reactions - October 7, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • COVID-19 Vaccines for Older Adults - October 6, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • What to Expect at Your Appointment to Get Vaccinated for COVID-19 - October 5, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • Quarantine and Isolation - October 4, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • COVID-19 Vaccines that Require 2 Shots - October 4, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • Information About Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine - October 4, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • Testing for COVID-19 - October 4, 2021 - CLICK HERE
  • COVID-19 Vaccines for People with Underlying Medical Conditions - October 1, 2021 - CLICK HERE


        Georgia Department of Public Health

        CLICK HERE to be redirected to the DPH website. 

        Booster Dose of COVID Vaccine

        The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) are recommending COVID vaccine booster shots for individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech primary series at least six months ago.

        The recommendations for COVID vaccine booster shots are:

        • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series  
        • People aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series
        • People aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks
        • People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.

        Only the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine has been authorized as a booster dose, and the above recommendations will only apply to individuals who received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for their primary series.

        DPH continues to stress the importance of vaccination for all Georgians aged 12 and older. Vaccination is our best tool to protect lives and stop the spread of COVID-19 in our state.

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        Governor Brian P. Kemp

        CLICK HERE to be redirected to Governor Brian P. Kemp's website.

        Executive Orders
        • Providing additional Georgia National Guard troops and suspending certain rules and regulations to ensure the uninterrupted transport of goods, supplies, and services in response to the State of Emergency for Continued COVID-19 Economic Recovery - 08.30.21.01 - CLICK HERE
        • Providing additional Georgia National Guard troops to be used in response to the State of Emergency for Continued COVID-19 Economic Recovery - 08.25.21.01 - CLICK HERE
        • Protecting Economic Recovery During the State of Emergency for Continued COVID-19 Economic Recovery - 08.19.21.03 - CLICK HERE


        Additional State Resources

        • Georgia Department of Economic Development
          • Georgia’s Statewide Executive Order: Guidelines for Businesses - August 24, 2021 - CLICK HERE


        Federal & International Resources

        • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - CLICK HERE
        • Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) - CLICK HERE
          • Advisory Memorandum on Ensuring Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers' Ability to Work During the COVID-19 Response - August 10, 2021 - CLICK HERE
          • Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce - August 5, 2021 - CLICK HERE
        • Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - CLICK HERE
        • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)CLICK HERE
        • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)CLICK HERE
          • Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace - August 13, 2021 - CLICK HERE
        • The National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) - CLICK HERE
          • Counterfeit Respirators / Misrepresentation of NIOSH-Approval - CLICK HERE
          • How to tell if your N95 Respirator is NIOSH Approved - September 2021 - CLICK HERE
          • Understanding Filtration Efficiency Testing and Fit Testing in Filtering Facepiece Respirators (FFRs) - September 2021 - CLICK HERE
          • The Respiratory Protection Information Trusted Source - CLICK HERE
          • Personal Protective Equipment EUAs - CLICK HERE


          AGEG provides COVID-19 information as a service to funeral service professionals. AGEG Members receive AGEG News emails directly with guidance, information and resources critical to their business during the pandemic. 

          If you are not an AGEG member and have found the information useful, we hope you will join.  CLICK HERE for our 2021 membership form or contact the AGEG office

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