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When a Loved One Dies of COVID-19 Overseas

When a Loved One Dies of COVID-19 Overseas

If your loved one dies of COVID-19 while out of the country, there are specific guidelines you’ll need to follow in order to have the individual’s remains returned to the United States. For the most current guidance, visit the FAQ on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website. There you’ll find answers to the following questions:

  • What should I do if my family member died from COVID-19 while overseas?
  • My family member died from COVID-19 while overseas. What are the requirements for returning the body to the United States?

CDC Website: COVID-19 and Funerals