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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

Support of ASN's COVID-19 activities is provided by:   AstraZeneca Natera Logos

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Webinar: Safety and Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines in the Dialysis Population

Recorded: Thu, Jan 7, 2021 1 hour 30 mins

Nine kidney-related organizations have partnered to present the most current information regarding the FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines, and vaccine safety and efficacy in the dialysis population.
Recording | Slides | Speaker Bios

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

Hot Spot Resources


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 December 16, 2020

  • Added link to FAQ addressing when options to reduce quarantine for contacts of persons with SARS-CoV-2 infection might be considered in healthcare settings.

Check It Out- NEW CDC Vaccine Resources

What Every Clinician Should Know about COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Webinar from Monday, December 14, 2020
Presentation Recording and Webpage | Slides | V-safe- After Vaccination Health Checker

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)

Vaccinate your patients. Get your family vaccinated. FightFlu

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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

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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