People with kidney disease are at higher risk for Coronavirus illness.  Because of this increased risk for kidney patients, it is especially important for you to take actions to reduce your risk of exposure. Here you will find many links to patient-specific resources related to COVID-19, you can also look under the Trusted Partners site for patient-specific organizations.

Online and National Peer Support (October 14, 2020)

Multiple Ways to Connect With Others During COVID-19 (October 14, 2020)

Keeping Safe: Stopping the Spread of COVID-19 (August 8, 2020)

Six Tips to Maintain Mental Well-Being during Covid-19

Where to Find Credible Information about the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)
NCCCredibleResources508

30 COVID-19 Frequently Asked COVID-19 Questions

5 Urgent Reminders about Coronavirus for Dialysis Patients
https://www.qsource.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/5UrgentRemindersCovid19v35083.pdf
https://www.qsource.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/April-9-5UrgentRemindersCovid19v35083-Span.pdf (Spanish)

Traveling To and From Dialysis Safely
https://www.qsource.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/TransportCovid19Flyerv3508.pdf
https://www.qsource.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/April-9-TransportCovid19Flyerv3508-Span.pdf (Spanish)

What Your Dialysis Facility Is Doing to Keep You Safe
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/healthcare-facilities/316158-A_FS_ProtectSelfAndFam.pdf

Dialysis Specific Resources for Basic Needs
https://www.dpcedcenter.org/news-events/news/covid-19-resources-for-dialysis-patients/

Be Empowered to Speak Up About Infection Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/dialysis/patient/speak-up-video.html     

Telemedicine Made Easy-Tips for Patients
https://esrdncc.org/contentassets/e6ae38abfd2c4b30bde7b52ebe2e417f/esrdncc2020telemedcine508.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions about Transplant and COVID-19
https://www.kidney.org/coronavirus/transplant-coronavirus

Conversation Starters to Prevent Infection at the Dialysis Clinic
https://www.cdc.gov/dialysis/patient/conversation-starter.html

Prevention Tips Video for Older Adults to Protect Against COVID-19
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjcoN9Aek24

Sticking to a Healthy Lifestyle in Quarantine
https://www.kidneyfund.org/kidney-today/sticking-to-a-healthy-lifestyle-in-quarantine.html

Coping with Stress and Anxiety During Coronavirus
https://www.kidneyfund.org/kidney-today/coping-with-stress-and-anxiety-during-the-coronavirus.html

Coronavirus and Kidney Patients Webinar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwU5FZ9HpK4&feature=youtu.be

Coronavirus and Transplant Patients: Get the Facts, Save a Life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjGw5dCIgPA&feature=youtu.be

Dialysis Provider Helpline Numbers for Patients

American Renal Associates (ARA): 888.880.6867
Dialysis Care Center Patient Helpline: 844.466.3436
Dialysis Clinic, Inc (DCI): 866.424.1990
DaVita: 800.400.8331
Fresenius: 800.626.1297
Satellite Healthcare: 650.830.7954
SAMHSA – Disaster Distress Helpline: 800.985.5990
US Renal Care: 866.671.8772
Veteran Disaster Relief Hotline: 800.507.4571