Use these guidance documents to help you complete the cause of death section of the death certificate and ensure compliance with requirements of the Washington Death with Dignity Act:
- Instructions for Qualified Medical Providers (DOH 422-151)
- Instructions for Funeral Directors (DOH 422-147)
- Instructions for Local Registrars (DOH 422-150)
- Instructions for Medical Examiners and Coroners (DOH 422-148)
Our How to Report Cause of Death webpage provides additional information about health care provider responsibilities, preparation of death certificate guidelines, and forms for reporting cause of death.