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Guidance for Certifying Deaths Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Description
Provides guidance to death certifiers on the proper cause-of-death certification for cases where confirmed or suspected COVID-19 resulted in death. Discusses common problems in cause-of-death certification and offers advice about following local jurisdictions' reporting requirements involving threats to public health.
Date
04/2020
Type
Document
Organization
National Center for Health Statistics
Tagged as
Emergency preparedness and response · Infectious diseases · Mortality