April 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
Patient Safety Tips for Dialysis Transportation: During the Coronavirus-19 Outbreak
This new Network resource provides ESRD patients, family members, and caregivers with ideas to help keep patients safe while traveling to and from dialysis. The flyer provides of a variety of tips to limit the transmission of the Coronavirus.
  1. Bring disinfectant wipes to clean all highly touched areas (door knobs, seatbelts, handles etc.)
  2. While transferring to and from your dialysis facility, use hand sanitizer frequently
Transportation Resources
COVID-19 Patient Resources
Fluid Management, Nutrition, Diet Planning, Free Programs...and More!
Mental Health Resources
Combating Social Isolation, Stress, Anxiety and .....More!
  • Quarantine Chat: QuarantineChat as a response to the coronavirus causing people in cities to be in quarantine, isolating humans from each other
  • Headspace NY: New York has been hit hard by the current global crisis. In partnership with Governor Cuomo, Headspace wants to be here for you — to help you find some time and space as you weather this storm.
  • CDC- Stress and Coping: The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.
IPRO ESRD Network of New York
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