COVID-19 Patient Education:

Network Resources:
5 Urgent Reminders PDF
Patients' Safety Tips for Dialysis Transportation PDF
ESRD National Coordinating Center Resources:
Patient Empowerment Strategies for Coping with COVID PDF


High Risk and Special Populations webpage
COVID-19 Fact Sheets (Printable) webpage

Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC)

COVID-19 webpage
DPC Webinar What COVID-19 Means to Kidney Patients Recording


Take Care of Your Behavioral Health  PDF
Coping with Stress During Infection Disease Outbreaks PDF 

 White House Coronavirus Task Force

Keeping Safe Flyer


Coronavirus Information, Tips and Resources
A two-page fact sheet provided here
A short flyer
Guidance from the CDC

For more

New York State Department of Health: Link

COVID-19: Resources for Managing Stress

The Chopra Center: Anxious About the Coronavirus? Here Are Eight Practical Tips on How to Stay Calm and Support Your Immune System
National Alliance of Mental Illness: NAMI National HelpLine Warmline Directory
US Department of Veteran Affairs: COVID-19: Resources for Managing Stress

Patient Webinars:

Northeast Kidney Foundation
3/19 COVID-19 Patient Q&A Recording

Patient centered care is an approach to the planning, delivery, and evaluation of health care that is grounded in mutually beneficial partnerships among health care providers, patients, and families.


ESRD Patient Education:

New ESRD Patient Orientation Packet (NEPOP)
The NEPOP contains orientation material to learn more about dialysis and living with ESRD

Treatment Options
Information on Treatment Options for ESRD

Network Newsletters and Publications
An archive of Kidney Chronicles, PAC Speaks and Provider Insider Newsletters

Network Staff Can   Network Staff Cannot
Information on how the IPRO ESRD Network of New York can help patients

Paying for Dialysis
Information on Insurance and other financial aspects of living with ESRD

Donated Dental Services
Dental Lifeline Network (DLN) is a national charitable organization whose mission is to improve the oral health of people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile and have no other way to get help.

Vocational Rehabilitation
Information on returning to work while living with ESRD

Grievance Toolkit
The National Forum of ESRD Networks created a toolkit for patients by patients. The toolkit is designed to help patients understand and work through the Grievance System.

Patient Advisory Committee (PAC)
Information on volunteering for the PAC

Patient Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
Information on volunteering to be a Network or National SME

Peer Mentoring
Information on training to be a Peer Mentor

Questions for Better Healthcare
Information on how to become an active member of your healthcare team

Network Educational Newsletters