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Posted on: July 25, 2022

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

The COVID-19 pandemic brought overwhelming grief to many. To help ease the financial stress caused by the virus, FEMA may provide up to $9,000 in financial assistance per deceased individual for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred on or after January 20, 2020.

You may qualify for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance if:

  • You are a U.S. citizen, noncitizen national, or qualified noncitizen 
  • You incurred funeral expenses on or after January 20, 2020, for a person whose death was caused by COVID-19


Call the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline at 844-684-6333


Monday – Friday

9 a.m. to 9 p.m. E.T. 

Rocky Hill encourages you to apply for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance if you had funeral expenses as a result of a death caused by COVID-19. 

For more information, please call FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline at 844-684-6333 or visit FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance website.

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