Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We’re here to listen and support you during the COVID-19 outbreak. Find answers to the most common questions and stay informed about the latest coronavirus developments.

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People with kidney disease and transplant recipients are at higher risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself is to avoid being exposed to this virus.

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Patient stories

My Experience with COVID-19 as a Kidney Patient

by Michael Phillips, transplant recipient and Kidney Advocacy Committee member

Managing medication during COVID-19 outbreak

by Haley Jensen, kidney transplant recipient and NKF patient advocate

Finding Community in Isolation

by Elizabeth Fortune, freelance writer and ESRD patient

Seeing the Silver Lining: Injecting Positivity and Hope Back into the World

by Risa Simon, NKF Advocate, Peer Mentor, and Inspirational Author

COVID-19 Fears Don’t End After Being Tested

by Fiona McKinney, Kidney Patient and Kidney Advocacy Committee Member

Improving Transportation to Dialysis During a Pandemic and Beyond

by Torie Kranze, CEO of the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana

There’s No Place Like Home for Dialysis

by Melissa Bensouda, Kidney Patient and NKF Kidney Advocacy Committee Member

Patient Perspectives on Managing Routine Blood Tests during COVID-19

by Risa Simon, NKF patient advocate, and Michael Stevenson, NKF National Board Member and patient advocate.

Patients Share their Hospital Experiences during COVID-19

by Jim Myers and Mary Baliker, kidney transplant recipients and advocates

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Vertex - The Science of Possibility
Boehringer Ingelheim Lilly
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals