CORONAVIRUS LATEST INFORMATION

Medicare

Stay updated about Medicare and how it wants to help protect you from

COVID-19.

Dialysis Patients

Visit this page for more information regarding dialysis treatments. 

Kidney Recipients

Visit this page for more information and tips about how to care for your kidneys during coronavirus.

CDC

Visit this page for more information and resources provided by the CDC about COVID-19.

Transplant Recipients

Visit this page for more infomation on transplants and transplant recipients during this time. 

How to Protect Yourself & Others

CDC updated information on protecting yourself and others from spreading COVID-19 by understanding how to spreads and measures you can take to slow the spread.

Updated Resources

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Family Caregivers

Visit this page for more information and tips about how to care for kidney and transplant recipients.

Articles & Webinars

Visit this page for more information and tips about how to care for your kidneys during coronavirus.

COVID-19 Symptom Videos

CDC released two videos answering questions for individuals who have had COVID-19 presenting symptoms or not presenting symptoms and when they can return to visiting others.

Updated COVID-19 Resources

HHS’s Administration for Community Living, ACL updated the COVID-19 resources page on their website with particularly relevance for seniors and persons with disabilities.

Keeping Pets Safe

FDA released a new video about how to keep your pets safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Guidance for Handlers of Service and Therapy Animals

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Extra Precautions

CDC updated guidance for people at higher risk for severe illness with COVID-19, including those who are immunocompromised and older adults.

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How to Wear Face Cloth Coverings

CDC updated guidance on how to wear cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

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COVID's Effects on Certain Medical Conditions

CDC lists certain medical conditions that may have a larger affect due to COVID-19. 

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Errands and Going Out

CDC updated their guidance on performing errands and going out of the house for a variety of activities.

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Transplant Community COVID-19 Resources

CareDx: Transplant Community COVID-19 Resources for Patients and Professionals.

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If You are Sick

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Personal and Social Activities 

CDC updated information on approaching personal and social activities during COVID-19.

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Kidney Friendly Diet & COVID-19

A list of kidney friendly meals and resources on how to order take-out during this time. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

CDC updated frequently asked questions on COVID-19 spread, prevention, children, outbreaks, and warning signs.

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Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19

CDC released updated guidance on the duration of isolation and precautions for adults with COVID-19.

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Hiring In-home Services or Repairs

CDC offers tips for staying safe and slowing the spread of COVID-19 while scheduling services or repairs inside the home

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National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana, Inc.

8200 Hampson Street, Suite 425 

New Orleans, Louisiana 70118

(504) 861-4500 Voice | (800) 462-3694 Toll Free | (504) 861-1976 Fax