Applications for financial assistance from the
Assistance is limited to a maximum
Applicants may apply for multiple deaths attributed to COVID-19. If more than one person helped pay for the funeral, they can ask for assistance through one application.
To be eligible for assistance, applicants must provide the following information:
If you think your loved one's death was caused by COVID-19 but was not certified as such, VDEM wants you to contact the medical practitioner who certified the death. That person will provide any amendments to the application.
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Applications will be submitted through a dedicated call center from
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This article originally appeared on The Progress-Index: Federal agency will provide financial assistance for funerals of people who died of COVID-19
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