Past Announcements

Pocket Cards for License Renewals

If you submitted your 2021-2022 Compliance Period License Renewals between September 1, 2020 and February 9, 2021,
then you can expect to receive your Pocket Renewal Card(s) in March. This batch was mailed February 26, 2021.
With the possible delay of mail being processed by the USPS,
it may take longer to receive your cards than expected.

All cards were mailed individually, so if you are expecting more than one card please watch for separate mailings.

Pocket Cards for licenses renewed after Feburary 9, 2021 and during the extension period will arrive in the mail at a later date.


ANNUAL PRENEED CONTRACT REPORT FORMS

All 2020 Annual Preneed Funeral Contract Report Forms (green form)
were due by MARCH 31, 2021.

Please submit even if filing late.

Green forms are available for download on our website at:
https://funeral.ohio.gov/ARPPS/Annual-Preneed-Funeral-Contract-Report-Form

Questions regarding the form should be sent by email to:
arpps@funeral.ohio.gov


 

 

DeWine Announces Funeral Services Vaccine Eligibility

As of
Monday, March 8, 2021
The Ohio Department of Health has confirmed that ALL funeral services workers are eligible for
 the COVID-19 vaccine as part of Phase 1C of Ohio’s Vaccination Plan.

No proof of employment is required for these individuals.

We are grateful to Governor Mike DeWine, his administration and the Ohio Department of Health for their support in protecting members of the funeral services.
You may contact your local Health Department for information on where to obtain the vaccine.
CLICK HERE

YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO ACT IMMEDIATELY FOR VACCINE APPOINTMENTS

 

Annual Preneed Contract Report Forms

All 2020 Annual Preneed Funeral Contract Report Forms (green form)
must be postmarked by MARCH 31, 2021.

With the possible delay of mail being processed by the USPS,
the Board is recommending that AICs take the report directly inside the post office
to have it hand stamped noting the postmarked date and time.

If you have not yet received your green form it is available for download on our website at:
https://funeral.ohio.gov/ARPPS/Annual-Preneed-Funeral-Contract-Report-Form

Questions regarding the form should be sent by email to:
arpps@funeral.ohio.gov

Mark Your Calendar: Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls begin Feb. 22

You’ve got questions, and the upcoming Town Halls will give you answers. Hear from medical experts, community leaders, and public health professionals.
Click Here for Info

December 2020 Newsletter

Our Quarterly Newsletter, RESPECT, is available under the Resources tab.

Planning for a Surge

Provided by OFDA COVID-19 Consultant, Gary M. Burr, CFSP, Immed. Past President of OFDA

Part I: 11-24-2020

Part II: 12-3-2020

Important Relief for Our Ohio Licensees

License Renewal Deadline Extended to July 1, 2021
Click here to read the full Announcement Release

Acquiring CE Credits Just Got Easier
Click here to read the full story in our October Newsletter

2020 BOARD MEETING DATES
Please note: Meetings, Dates, Times, Locations, and Method to Convene are subject to change

> For Those of You Trying to Take Exams - Please Click Here

> New — Indigent Burial and Cremation Support Program

> Continuing Education Requirements Video

> Continuing Education Administrative Rules

> Preneed Recovery Fund Quarterly Calendar

> ARPPS Training Videos and Tutorials

> House Bill 49 Changes Ohio's Funeral Laws