Nearly 14,000 Hoosiers have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began. The deaths take a toll on the emotions of their families, but also on their finances. Funerals are expensive, totaling thousands of dollars.
Yet, there’s new help that many Hoosiers don’t know about. COVID-related deaths are part of a national emergency. As a result, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) just began accepting applications for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance in April of 2021.
Read more about who is eligible, what is covered, what documents you need, and other eligible expenses here.