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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides updated information as it becomes available. The COVID-19 Situation Summary will be updated at noon Monday through Friday.

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Main Page
 Guidance for Healthcare Facilities: Preparing for Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States
 CDCs Emergency Preparedness and Response - Health Alert Network (HAN) Messages
 Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE
 Poster: How Our Facility is Keeping Patients Safe from COVID-19
 Non-Emergent, Elective Medical Services, and Treatment Recommendations

COVID-19 Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

American Society of Nephrologist (ASN) COVID-19 Response
Hosted by ESRD NCC
Wednesday, June 10, 5:00 - 5:30 pm
Register for the Quickinar

CMS hosts varied recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share information related to the agency's response to COVID-19. These sessions are open to members of the healthcare community and are intended to provide updates, share best practices among peers, and offer attendees an opportunity to ask questions of CMS and other subject matter experts. Calls for dialysis organizations are every Wednesday at 5:30 pm EST. For more information visit the CMS Podcast Page.

Past Webinars

COVID-19 Communication - Quick Tips to Connect: Slides|Recording

The Provision of Dialysis for Patients Post-COVID Diagnosis: Slides|Recording

What to Do and Say to Support Psychological Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Slides|Recording

Pathways to Increase Nephrologist Comfort Managing Home Dialysis Patients During COVID-19: Slides|Recording

How Dialysis Staff Can Help Patients Maintain Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19: Slides|Recording

Dialysis After Discharge: Transitions of Care for COVID-19 Positive Patients: Slides|Recording

Overcoming Challenges to the Provision of Acute Dialysis for COVID-19 Positive Patients: Slides|Recording

Challenges in Kidney Transplant in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for Patients & Referring Providers: Slides|Recording

COVID-19 Associated AKI Recognition and Management: Slides|Recording

COVID-19 International Roundtable: Recommendations and Lessons Learned: Slides|Recording

COVID-19 Considerations in the Home Dialysis Setting: Slides|Recording

Hospital Care and Treatment Options for COVID-19 Positive Patients with ESKD and AKI: Slides|Recording

CDC Recommendations and Policy Updates for Current Challenges in the Dialysis Setting: Slides|Recording
 Read: Information for Screening and Management of COVID-19 in the Outpatient Dialysis Facility
 Read: Mitigating Risk of COVID-19 in Dialysis Facilities

COVID-19 Information for Providers of Dialysis Services: Slides|Recording

COVID-19 and Telebehavioral Responses Across the Lifespan: Recording