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In An Emergency

Being prepared for emergencies is a serious matter for dialysis or kidney transplant patients. Be prepared during an emergency with these resources.

Patient Hotlines

  • DaVita: 800.400.8331
  • Fresenius: 800.626.1297
  • DCI: 866.424.1990
  • ARA/IRC: 978.232.4099
  • Satellite: 800.367.8292
  • SAMHSA - Disaster Distress Helpline: 800.985.5990
  • US Renal Care: 866.671.8772
  • Veteran Disaster Relief Hotline: 800.507.4571

Find contact information for your ESRD Network

COVID-19 Patient Materials

The End Stage Renal Disease National Coordinating Center (ESRD NCC) has a trove of COVID-19 materials designed to help patients cope with the pandemic.


It is important for children and families to discuss disaster and emergency preparedness. Help make preparedness fun with these children and family-focused resources.

Community Organizations

Kidney community organizations such as the National Kidney Foundation and the American Kidney Fund have patient information help lines available. Find other helpful community based organizations.

Emergency Preparedness