Sent to all independent dialysis facility leadership and disaster contacts in NY State with valid email addresses in CROWNWeb in the Network Service Area.

It is very important that your facility report COVID-19 impact on your facility (including staff shortages, need to alter treatments, any Persons Under Investigation (PUI), or Confirmed COVID-19 Positive, as we report to the DOH and CMS daily.

Please submit this brief online Network reporting form. You can also make PPE or general requests in the comments section of this feedback form.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Resources

  • LOCAL OEM: Some Emergency PPE supplies are available through local Offices of Emergency Management. If your facility is in need of PPE, please fill out this contact form, and we will connect you with your local OEM.
  • NEW YORK CITY ONLY: if your facility is in the 5 boros of NYC, please please complete this NYC PPE Request form and return TO THE NETWORK via e-mail to
Face Covering Guidance
(for non-dialysis days)

  • CDC: Use of Cloth Face Covering Link
  • CDC: Printable Instructions Sew and non sew PDF
  • New York State DOH: Cloth Face Coverings Guidance Link
  • NYC DOHMH: Covid-19 Face Covering FAQ Link
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Guidance and Advisories

  • CDC Checklist: COVID-19 Outpatient Dialysis Facility Preparedness Assessment Tool Link
  • Disposition of Non-Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 Link
  • Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions and Disposition of Patients with COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings Interim Guidance
  • How is our dialysis facility keeping patients safe from COVID-19 Printable Fact Sheet
  • HAN: Severe Illness Associated with Using Non-Pharmaceutical Chloroquine Phosphate to Prevent and Treat COVID-19 Link
  • Return to Work Criteria for Health Care Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 Link
  • Screening and Triage at Intake Screening Dialysis Patients for COVID-19 Link
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