Local Religious Leaders Modify Last Rites, Funeral Practices During Pandemic

Jan 5, 2021

As the COVID-19 death toll in Arkansas rises each day, religious leaders must follow strict CDC and state guidance for last rites, funerals and burials. We hear from the inspector and investigator for the Arkansas Insurance Department's Funeral Services Division about compliance and speak with a local Islamic mosque imam, Catholic church priest, and a Jewish cantor about how they're adapting during the pandemic.