Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.
FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance is open to eligible applicants across the entire U.S., its territories and the District of Columbia. As a result, they are experiencing a high volume of calls to the FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline. Applicants calling may receive a busy signal or longer-than-normal wait times. There is no deadline to apply for FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance. Applicants’ patience would be appreciated as they are giving each caller the care and attention they deserve.
If you want to have the cause of death amended on a death certificate please call the Office of the Medical Examiner at 801-816-3850.