Cemetery changes with COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak is changing life all over Washington County, including our religious and cultural rituals of death — especially those traditions that call on family and friends to gather in tribute.

Saying that final goodbye to a loved one is never easy, and for area funeral home owners and directors, the job of easing families into the final phase of life is getting increasingly more difficult.

With the outbreak of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, and the subsequent guidelines handed down by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), funeral homes are now making changes to the ways in which serveices are conducted for grieving families.

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