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COVID19 update

 

It has come to light that the NYS Department of Health may issue special travel advisories for those individuals who are traveling to NYS from a restricted state. This advisory allows the Commissioner of Health to grant an exemption to the travel ban due to an extraordinary circumstance -- such as attending a funeral service.  The process to seek an exemption is as follows: 

  • Residents from restricted states seeking to enter New York for a funeral service should email the Department to request an exemption

  • Email the Department at TravelAdvisoryExemption@health.ny.gov 

  • Explaining with as much detail as possible, the reason for the exemption. 

  • The email should include the reason (funeral), dates/duration of stay and location within the state travel will occur.

 

As we deal with the coronavirus (referred to as COVID-19) the health and safety of the families we serve and those who wish to pay their respects is of the utmost importance. The Francis P. DeVine Funeral Home continues to monitor the latest updates as issued by the New York State Department of Health. The staff at the Funeral Home offers these helpful pieces of information: Proactive health and hygiene are a must. Proper handwashing, minimal contact, respiratory etiquette as well as staying at home when not feeling well are important attempts to reduce the spread of the virus. Hand sanitizer and tissues will be available as you enter/leave our facility.

We urge members of the public who are sick with COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, cough, or trouble breathing or those susceptible to infectious illness (those older adults or those with serious chronic medical conditions including lung disease, heart disease, diabetes) to refrain from attending large gatherings.

Additionally, the funeral home has been thoroughly disinfected following all guidelines that have been provided to us. The funeral home will continually be disinfected during visiting and thoroughly disinfection in-between each visitation.

We ask you to maintain social distancing, we require the wearing of face masks, Our staff will wear face masks at times.

We ask that unless you are immediate family you pay your respects to the family and then exit the funeral home through the designanted exit.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZKQJmfPl2Q

The link below above how are funeral home is sanatized after every visitation.

 

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