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COVID-19 Coronavirus
During the current COVID-19 emergency, Comagine Health ESRD Network 18 is fully staffed, and business operations are not interrupted. If you are a patient, care partner or facility with a concern about COVID-19 please dial our ESRD Network COVID-19 Helpline.

ESRD Network 18 COVID-19 Helpline- 1 (800) 368-5804

COVID-19 PUI Facility Tracker: https://esrdnetwork18.org/machform/view.php?id=71828
How-To Video: Click Here
(DOES NOT APPLY to LDOs (Large Dialysis Organizations).
Only Independently owned facilities should submit this Form)


COVID-19 Provider Resources        COVID-19 Patient Resources

Current Closures:

Facilities closed due to Wildfire Evacuation in California

No Closures At This Time

Updates on facility “Open/Closed” Status are also posted at dialysisunits.com


Facility Closures:  If your facility experiences any alteration to normal facility operations, schedule, or ability for patients to access dialysis care, complete this emergency status report. Access this brief online form from any device Facility Temporary Closure / Interruption in Service Form and return it to the Network.

Click Here for information about facility closures in your area.

State Water Resources Control Board
The California Environmental Protection Agency has some useful templates available on their website for any concerns there may be with water (including: unsafe water, boil water notices and water outage notices).

KCER (Kidney Community Emergency Response) Coalition – www.kcercoalition.com
The Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Program provides technical assistance to End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Networks to ensure timely and efficient disaster preparedness, response, and recovery for the kidney community. Also included on the site are resources for emergency management preparedness and response for individuals, patients, staff and organizations.

KCER (Kidney Community Emergency Response) Coalition En-Espanol

Patients           Providers

Disaster Planning Resources


Supply/Resource Requests

CMS requires facilities to contact their local disaster management agency at least annually and as needed for support with restoration of services or to obtain medical resources such as PPE in the event of an disaster or emergency. Please refer to your county guidance for contact information.

Imperial CountyInyo CountyKern CountyKings County Los Angeles CountyOrange CountyRiversideSan Bernardino CountySan Diego CountySan Luis Obispo CountySanta BarbaraTulare CountyVentura County


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