Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Savvy Senior: How to get underutilized COVID funeral assistance funds

Dear Savvy Senior,

I recently saw a news segment on TV about a government funeral assistance program available to families who lost loved ones during the pandemic. What can you tell me about this? I lost my 78-year-old mother to COVID in 2021 and want to find out if I’m still eligible for any funeral funds, and if so, what I need to do to get them.

Still Sad

Dear Sad,

I’m very sorry about t...

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