Guidance for Certifying Deaths Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019
National Center for Health Statistics. (2020). Guidance for Certifying Deaths Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). (Added 4/17/2020.) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This document provides guidance on how to report cause of death on death certificates for COVID-19 cases. The document details what to include in each section of the death certificate and includes an appendix with three different scenarios for additional information.