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Maryland Department of Health
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Maryland Electronic Death Registration System
What is MD-EDRS?
MD-EDRS is a web-based application that Medical Certifiers and Funeral Directors use to report deaths electronically to the Maryland Department of Health.
Only authorized users are permitted to access MD-EDRS. Your organization (funeral establishment/hospital/nursing home/hospice, etc.) will determine who is an authorized user.
MD-EDRS Instructional Materials
Instructional Materials for Funeral Homes
Instructional Materials for Medical Certifiers
MD-EDRS Frequently Asked Questions
Funeral Homes - Frequently Asked Questions
Medical Certifiers - Frequently Asked Questions
Help Desk Information
Email questions concerning MD-EDRS to
. You will receive a response within one hour for email messages received between 8 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday. On weekends and holidays, you will receive a response within four hours for email messages received between 7 am and 7 pm. To expedite your request, please indicate the nature of the issue on the subject line.
If you need technical assistance and do not have access to a computer, you may call
Monday through Friday (except State holidays) between 8 am and 4 pm. Your call will be returned within two hours.