Creative solutions to storing COVID-19 deceased around the world

What started in Wuhan as an outbreak, has now grown to a pandemic of an unprecedented scale. Worldwide outbreaks are causing healthcare systems to become overloaded and the body count is rising faster than funeral homes are able to handle.…

Face mask innovation for the deaf & hard of hearing

The world is donning masks at every level of society, from grocery store clerks to medical professionals, protecting not just themselves, but the community from the spread of coronavirus. However, there is one group who is seriously handicapped by the…

Digital Spaces to commemorate loved ones

As life becomes increasingly digital so does the interest in creating a digital, potentially multifaceted, memorial of those who have passed. Obituaries have traditionally been placed in a local paper so the community can learn of a passing or potentially…

How the coronavirus spreads at funerals

Funerals around the world are being limited or banned due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus. Grieving relatives of the deceased might not always understand why they are being forced to change their traditions, but it’s important to protect…

UK funeral workers desperately waiting for official COVID-19 Guidelines

In an official letter, the entire UK funeral sector urges the Chief Executive of Public Health England to provide the desperately needed guidelines for handling COVID-19 victims. As the pandemic is taking its toll on many human lives, funeral directors…

UK government simplifies documents needed to register deaths

The UK government has introduced a coronavirus bill  to manage the deceased with respect and dignity. The changes in the bill will decrease the amount of paperwork needed in order to register a deceased helping death care providers stay safe…

Philippines private crematoriums refusing to take COVID-19 victims

The Philippines government mandates that no COVID-19 deceased, or any deceased suspected of dying from it, can be denied by funeral homes.  The Filipino government was forced to take action regarding the disposition of coronavirus bodies after the first victim…

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Death Care Industry is a B2B media company focused on advancing the global death care industry through unbiased news, transparent data, insights on the market, and information about the innovations changing the industry. Our goal is to encourage international collaboration for all sectors of the death care industry and inspire new ways of working together in order to help professionals assist families and individuals with their end of life choices.