Funeral Industry Members
Linked here is a joint statement of the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Arizona State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers addressing the issue of fetal remains as it relates to the implementation of "D.A.V.E.". You were also mailed a copy of this letter, from the Funeral Board.
**The funeral home qualifies to request an amendment to a Death Certificate under the "A Person" Section of Arizona Administrative Code R9-19-310(B). A Consulate of a Foreign Government may also request an amendment to a Death Certificate pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-19-310(E).
To create and maintain a balance between fair and equitable business regulation and the protection of the public's health, safety and welfare in the use and purchase of goods and services required for death.