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Deceased persons

Provincial guidance to ensure the safety of workers handling COVID-19 suspected or positive decedents.

Last updated: May 21, 2020 at 1 PM


The guidance provides recommendations and procedures for the safe handling and care of the body after death. The guidance document’s sections include:

  • General recommendations
  • Preparations at site of death at health care facilities and in community settings (e.g. home)
  • Preparing for transport from a health care facility or community setting

Guidance documents

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