How do I get a death certificate?

The funeral home selected by the family will generate a death certificate and send it to the Coroner’s Office for signature; we sign the certificate and return it to the funeral home which in turn files it with the Georgia Department of Health, Vital Records section.

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1. How do I obtain a Coroner’s report, autopsy report and toxicology report?
2. How do I get a death certificate?
3. Who decides if an autopsy is required?
4. What happens to the personal property of the deceased?
5. What happens to the prescription drugs issued to the deceased?
6. Does the Coroner's Office assist with funerals?
7. What happens to unclaimed bodies?