COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Patient Resources

During the current COVID-19 emergency, Comagine Health ESRD Network 16 is fully staffed, and business operations are not interrupted. If you are a patient or facility with a concern about COVID-19 please dial our ESRD Network COVID-19 Helpline.  

24/7 ESRD Network 16 COVID-19 Helpline - 1 (800) 368-5804


COVID-19 Patient Resources  (For Provider Resources, click here.)


Comagine Health

Pandemic Precautions for Home Dialysis Patients:  English | Spanish


AAKP (American Associate of Kidney Patients) 

Coronavirus and Kidney Patients: A CDC Expert Webinar hosted by AAKP Video

Mental Health Management During COVID-19: Staying Connected while Staying at Home Video

Telemedicine Utilization in the COVID-19 Era: What Patients Should Know Video

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Travel During COVID-19 Pandemic


DPC (Dialysis Patient Citizens)

COVID-19 Resources for Dialysis Patients

Healthcare Ready

Dialysis Treatment During Coronavirus: Stigma


Home Dialysis Central 

How to Support Home Dialysis Patients During a Pandemic

Getting the Most Out of Telehealth for Home Dialysis Patients

 
NCC (National Coordinating Center)

5 Urgent Reminders About COVID-19 for Individuals on Dialysis:  English | Spanish

11 Things You Can Do to Get Ready for a Kidney Transplant During COVID-19: Resource Introduction | Video |  English | Spanish

COVID-19 FAQs by ESRD Patients:  English | Spanish

COVID-19 Patient Webinar Events

The Doctor Will See You Now: Telemedicine Makes It Easy

The Kidney Hub - COVID-19

Patient Empowerment Strategies for Coping with COVID-19

Patient Safety Tips for Dialysis Transportation During COVID-19:  English | Spanish

Staying Safe in Multigenerational Households:  English | Spanish

 

NKF (National Kidney Foundation)

Dialysis and COVID-19: A Resource to Help Alleviate Stress

PFCC (Patient & Family Centered Care) Partners 

Virtual Visit Patient Guide:  English | Spanish

Virtual Visit Flyer - PFA Network


RSN (Renal Support Network)

COVID-19 Information

ASN (American Society of Nephrology)/DPC (Dialysis Patient Citizens)

What the COVID-19 Means for Kidney Patients: Video | Slides

Patient Hotlines:

  • DaVita: 800.400.8331
  • Fresenius: 800.626.1297
  • Additional patient hotlines: click here.

For COVID-19 Provider Resources and Emergency Resources, click here

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