March 2020: COVID-19 Patient Resources
Dear Patients, Family Members, and Caregivers:

The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has become stressful for many people. You may find yourself overwhelmed with the amount of information coming out from multiple sources. IPRO ESRD Network of New York would like to share some important patient education resources that might be helpful for you, your family, friends, caregivers or others in your community.
NEW Network Patient Resources
5 Urgent Reminders: About Coronavirus for Individuals on Dialysis
This new Network resource provides ESRD patients, family members, and caregivers with important reminders of some of the most urgent activities that should be remembered during the current healthcare crisis.
  1. Do Not Miss Any Treatments
  2. Be Flexible: Changes will be Necessary to Keep you Safe
  3. Know the Signs of Coronavirus-19
  4. Follow the CDC Guidelines for Prevention
  5. Keep a Supply of Medicines and Food
COVID-19 Patient Resources
Emergency Preparedness, Mental Health, Nutrition, Diet Planning...and More!
Upcoming Patient Webinar
American Kidney Fund: Kidney Chat: Ask A Nephrologist about COVID-19

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 from 1:00pm – 2:00 p.m. EDT

During this webinar, Dr. Maria Clarissa Tio, will answer questions that you have about:
  • COVID-19 and kidney disease
  • Guidance for dialysis and transplant patients
  • How you can protect yourself and your family

Dr. Tio will answer submitted questions during this 1-hour webinar. Please submit your questions when you register.
CDC Webinar:
 Answering 20 Questions about COVID-19
As of March 2020, the international outbreak of COVID-19 poses a serious public health threat. The federal government is working closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, as well as public health partners, to respond to this public health threat. The public health response is multi-layered, with the goal of containing the spread and mitigating the impact of this virus. During this special webinar from CDC EPIC, Dr. Jay Butler shared the current state of the outbreak, what CDC is doing to respond to the outbreak, and how partners, organizations, and the public can help.
Presenter: Jay Butler, MD
IPRO ESRD Network of New York
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