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Funeral Homes Adjust Services To Comply With Coronavirus Social Distancing

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Family members of residents of the Life Care Center nursing home, where some patients have died from COVID-19, hold a press conference outside the center in Kirkland, Washington on March 5. (Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images)
Family members of residents of the Life Care Center nursing home, where some patients have died from COVID-19, hold a press conference outside the center in Kirkland, Washington on March 5. (Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images)

Funeral homes across the country are adapting to a new reality to help with social distancing during the coronavirus. The CDC is advising that people limit group gatherings to 10 people or less.

Here & Now's Robin Young checks in with one funeral director about how he is handling services right now. Charlie Yoder is president of the Iowa Funeral Directors Association and co-owner of the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona, Iowa.

This segment aired on March 20, 2020.

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