American Society of Nephrologists (ASN)
Information for Screening and Management of COVID-19 in
the Outpatient Dialysis Facility
ASN has received questions about the management of patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has posted guidance for healthcare settings. These FAQs were drafted for dialysis facilities based on current CDC guidance. Our intent is to relay information based on the current state of knowledge, but the global situation is evolving rapidly. The information below is current as of guidance posted February 28, 2020 and we will update these FAQs as more information becomes available.
However, for the most up- to-date information, visit
. At the present time, only limited community transmission has been identified in the United States, but guidance is likely to change as more widespread transmission is identified.
Please see detailed FAQ provided by ASN for Dialysis Facility Staff