As guidelines change we will continue to try to keep everyone updated. During this time it would be a best practice to check the CDC website and MS Dept of Health's website daily. Below are the links to both those websites and other websites that you may find useful information. Resources related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Event organizers: MSDH recommends that communities and organizations contact us at 877-978-6453 to determine whether cancellation is warranted, or appropriate preventive steps for your event.
Quarterly Reports must be submitted timely to receive credit. The schedule of reporting is below.
Rule 6.1 (5) If the quarterly report is not timely submitted, that quarter shall not be counted toward
successful completion of the apprenticeship. Timely submission of a quarterly report shall be
within fifteen (15) calendar days following the conclusion of the quarter.
MISSION STATEMENT OF THE MISSISSIPPI STATE BOARD OF FUNERAL SERVICE
The Mississippi State Board of Funeral Service is responsible for
implenting the provisions of the Funeral Service Law for the purpose of
better protection of life and health and regulating the practice of
embalming, funeral directing and the care and disposition of dead human
The Board is authorized to prescribe a standard of proficiency as to
the qualifications of embalmers and funeral directors, to revoke or
suspend licenses for any violations of this law, to adopt rules and
regulations and to set standards of sanitation to be observed in the
embalming or cremation of dead human bodies. Any person desiring to
engage in the practice of embalming and/or the practice of funeral
directing or operating a funeral establishment must first meet the
requirements of the law and rules and be licensed by the Board.