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Funeral Homes Cope With COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has forced several changes to be made

Since Governor Mike DeWine handed down the decision to limit people gathering in large crowds, funeral homes have had a tough decision to make — something that is being felt locally.

In March, DeWine decided to close schools, restaurants, bars, gyms and more, but one thing he decided was that funerals and weddings should be able to continue to support those families in a very important time in their lives. One rule though that came along with most of the decisions was that groups for these events should be limited to 10 or less.

Roger Kirkpatrick, director of Kirkpatrick Funeral Home, said for the most part everything has been fine but for him it has been difficult to know what to do.

Please select this link to read the complete article from The Washington Court House Record Herald.

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