Oregon Mortuary and Cemetery Board

Rule Rule 830-020-0015
Disaster Mutual Aid Agreement

In instances of a State emergency or disaster, it is the intention of the Oregon State Mortuary and Cemetery Board to allow funeral service practitioners and embalmers similarly licensed in other states, who are members of a disaster mortuary team and volunteering to appropriately care for deceased victims to practice in Oregon until the disaster or emergency has subsided. Individual volunteers shall be a member of a “Disaster Mortuary Team” authorized by local or federal authorities to provide such services. Only funeral service practitioners and/or embalmers licensed in Oregon shall sign death certificates.

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