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Information courtesy of Our House Grief Support Center in Los Angeles.

Unlike deaths due to other causes, when someone dies due to COVID-19 families might not have had an opportunity to say good-bye prior to the death or participate in a mourning ritual.

Participation in mourning rituals helps even very young children begin their mourning processes by offering them opportunities to witness what happens to bodies after the death.

They also benefit from the support available from friends and family at those gatherings.

Activities to do with children until a memorial service or celebration of life can occur: