AGEG News


Calendar of Events

ATTENTION ~ REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

2022 Webinars

September 6, September 20 & October 4, 2022

Live Events - Continuing Education
with Dr. Jason Troyer

Pre-registration is required. 

CLICK HERE for more information and to register today. 

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2023 Clinic 

March 6 - 8, 2023

Continuing Education & Exhibits

Exhibitor and Sponsor registration will open in October.

 Attendee registration will open in December.

CLICK HERE for more information and save the dates!

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Edgar H. Wilson Convention Center
Macon, GA

AGEG is Accepting Proposals for
Continuing Education Programs

As the AGEG Board of Directors plan future events, they want to hear from those who have presentations for funeral service professionals. CLICK HERE for more information on how to submit your program for consideration, including details and guidelines.

Thank You to All of our Attendees, Exhibitors,
and Sponsors for a GREAT 2022 Clinic! 

CLICK HERE to view our 2022 Memorial Service Video,
Exhibitors and Sponsor Directories, and important Continuing Education reminders for attendees. 

Coronavirus Disease 2019  
(COVID-19)

CLICK HERE for more information so you may continue to safely serve  your families and communities. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • August 11, 2022 - CDC streamlines COVID-19 guidance to help the public better protect themselves and understand their risk - CLICK HERE
  • Infection Control - Postmortem Guidance - CLICK HERE
Georgia Department of Public Health
  • COVID-19 Funeral and Mortuary Science Guidance - CLICK HERE
Georgia State Office of Vital Records
  • Guidance for Certifying COVID-19 Deaths - CLICK HERE
  • Guidance from the State Registrar - COVID-19 Death Certificate Amendments - CLICK HERE


    Monkeypox

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
    • CLICK HERE for Autopsy and Handling of Human Remains
    • CLICK HERE for Infection Prevention and Control of Monkeypox 
    Georgia Department of Public Health
    • CLICK HERE for Monkeypox Transmission in Public Settings


    FEMA Funeral Assistance for COVID-19 Related Deaths

    CLICK HERE for more information you can share with your families  who may be eligible for reimbursement. 


    Career Center

    Do you have a job opportunity or seeing a new opportunity?
    If you answered yes, CLICK HERE to for details on how to
    submit your job opportunity or resume. 


    Death Notifications

    We respectfully request funeral service related death notifications be sent to the AGEG office via email to academyga@outlook.com so we may notify AGEG members. We send notices to our members by email, post on our Facebook pages, and HERE


    Member News

    Are you an AGEG Member and have news you want to share with your collegues?  
    We can help!  CONTACT US with details.  


    Membership

    AGEG members are a great pool of information for embalmers across the state and the southeast. We offer specific training for your profession and opportunities to earn your Continuing Education Hours for your licensing requirements. AGEG members receive a discounted rate event pricing and AGEG News. CLICK HERE to learn more and for our 2022 membership form to renew your dues or join AGEG. 

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Do I need to renew each year? Yes, to be a current AGEG member and maintain your member benefits, your dues must be renewed each year.  
    • Do Emeritus members need to complete a form? Yes, to be a current AGEG member and maintain your member benefits, you should complete a form each year. Remember to initial the appropriate line on your dues form to indicate your **Emeritus status**.
    • Do I need to renew if I am not attending the Clinic? Yes, dues are due each year regardless of Clinic attendance.  Clinic attendance and registration are separate from membership.
    • Do you offer membership for Students?  Yes, students may join AGEG at no charge. For more information and our Student membership form CLICK HERE


    Member News

    Good Luck to Rocky L. Ezell, CFSP, MBIE

    I wanted to take a moment and share some exciting news with my fellow members of AGEG. I am running for the 2022 Board of Trustees of the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. Funeral Service, as well as being a member of AGEG and APFSP, is one of my true passions, and I respectfully request your support when ballots are sent out to all of the CFSPs.

    Thank you for your consideration and support.
    Rocky L. Ezell, CFSP, MBIE
    Senior Licensed Funeral Director
    Abbey Funeral Home
    4037 North Monroe Street
    Tallahassee, Florida 32303
    850-562-1518 Office / 850-536-5890 Fax
    rocky@abbeyfh.com


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    Congratulations to David Mathis

    Perry Funeral Chapel has served families since 1888. We are grateful for the legacy that the Perry family has created and upheld all these years! As of Wednesday, June 8, 2022, Suzi and I are the new owners of Perry Funeral Chapel, Inc.. We are excited to continue the legacy that was created by the family before us. Good news seems to travel fast and we are humbled by the well wishes we have received so far from family and friends. We are also humbled by the continued support of our community as we care for those in their time of need. Thank you to the ones that have been there for us and given advice throughout this process. You know who you are and we appreciate each of you. CLICK HERE to view the new website. You will see some familiar faces under our staff section as well as new resources available to our community. 


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    The Dodge Company Welcomes Brian Newell
    to Its Team of Sales Representatives

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    The Dodge Company Welcomes Brian Newell to Its Team of Sales Representatives


    Georgia State Office of Vital Records

    To be redirected to the Georgia State Office of Vital Records website - CLICK HERE

    CLICK HERE for our dedicated website section for Vital Records.  

    Items included are: 

    • GAVERS Technical Tips and Updates
      • Technical Tip: Good vs. Bad Ticket Submissions
      • Update: Death Certificates Printing Format Options
    • Message from Chris Harrison, Georgia State Registrar
    • Vital Records Forms
    • Regional Consultants and Deputy Registrar for Disposition Permits Contact Information


    New Dates for August Webinars

    August 10, 2022 2:00 PM - GAVERS Online Correction Process-Live Demo
    Register Here
    Training and Support Team will demonstrate how to update death record with the new Online Correction process. This process will be available for all Funeral Homes and Medical Certifiers on September 1, 2022. The team will discuss the processes of submitting the updates to the corrections department.

    August 16, 2022 10:00 AM - Death Registration Part 1: Demographic Data Entry
    Register Here
    Please join The State Office of Vital Records as we provide an overview of the demographic data entry process within GAVERS. This training will cover the laws and regulations governing death registration, best practices for entering demographic data, creating and assign records within GAVERS, and answers to frequently asked questions.

    August 17, 2022 10:00 AM - Death Registration Part 2: Medical Data Entry
    Register Here
    Please join The State Office of Vital Records as we provide an overview of the medical data entry process in GAVERS. This training will cover the laws and rules regarding medical data entry, cases requiring medical examiner or coroner review, and best practices for reporting cause of death information. The webinar will include several example cases, including deaths due to COVID-19.

    August 25, 2022 2:00 PM - Vital Records Office Hours
    Register Here
    Please join us for our upcoming Office Hours session. The goal in mind when creating this series was to give local and county stakeholders the opportunity to meet regularly, discuss issues and provide updates in a virtual townhall-like setting. We will have guest panelists at every meeting to answer questions and address concerns. Please register via the link below. If you have any questions, please contact your regional consultant.

    August 30, 2022 10:00 AM - Online Death Correction Process
    Register Here
    Training and Support Team will demonstrate how to update death record with the new Online Correction process. This process will be available for all Funeral Homes and Medical Certifiers on September 1, 2022. The team will discuss the processes of submitting the updates to the corrections department.



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