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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Overview

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

by Michael Phillips, transplant recipient and Kidney Advocacy Committee member

by Haley Jensen, kidney transplant recipient and NKF patient advocate

by Elizabeth Fortune, freelance writer and ESRD patient

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

by Fiona McKinney, Kidney Patient and Kidney Advocacy Committee Member

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

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

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

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

Supported By:

Vertex - The Science of Possibility
AstraZeneca
Boehringer Ingelheim Lilly
Apellis
Horizon
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Retrophin