FEMA program will help families of COVID-19 victims pay for funeral expenses
There is new help on the way for those who have lost loved ones to COVID-19.
The federal government is launching a massive new funeral assistance program.
FEMA will help families of victims cover burial costs by reimbursing Americans up to $9,000 per funeral.
Families who lost more than one loved one can receive up to $35,000.
Applications for the service open Monday. The death must have occurred in the United States in order to be eligible.
More information can be found here.
More than 500,000 lives have been lost to COVID-19 in the United States.