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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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COVID-19 Information

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COVID-19 ASN Spotlight

USRDS COVID-19 Annual Report Suppliment
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Compendium
ASN/HHS COVID-19 Scarce Resources Roundtable and Summary Report
In this supplemental chapter of the Annual Data Report, the USRDS provides the first national description of the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on the ESRD population in the United States. With guidance from the AKI!Now Steering Committee, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has launched the AKI Compendium, designed to promote excellence in the prevention and treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI). The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted two 90-minute sessions with clinicians who were practicing in the acute in-hospital nephrology setting and experiencing a surge in COVID-19 outbreaks.

USRDS Supplement

AKI Compendium

Full Report


AKI!Now Homepage

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The CDC has updated the Interim Additional Guidance for Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities.

Revisions made on October 21, 2020

  • Added links to the updated close contact definition
  • Updated language to align with updated definition

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Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 2020–21 Influenza Season

CDC recommendations for routine use of vaccines in children, adolescents, and adults are developed by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

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ASN Resources and Recommendations

The CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 Updates

Other Healthcare Organizations


Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS)

Press Contact:
Christine Feheley
Media and Communications
ASN Alliance for Kidney Health
Phone: 202-640-4638
Fax: 202-637-9793