Americans United For Separation of Church and State Letter to Governor Whitmer
The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a statement laying out guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in addition to guidelines from the Illinois Funeral Directors Association (IFDA). The statement details recommendations and polices for socials distancing and use of technology for burials and visitations. The Illinois Department of Public Health details rituals involving the touching of the body, including hand holding, kissing, washing, and shrouding.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Americans United, "Americans United For Separation of Church and State Letter to Governor Whitmer" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Law and Public Policy. 76.