Fresenius Medical Care Sees U.S. Plans for Kidney Disease as Positive
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Updated April 20, 2020
All individuals entering the center are screened for fever and cough, as well as for potential COVID-19 contact risk. Any individuals who are COVID-19 positive or identified as persons under investigation (PUIs) are transferred to receive their dialysis in a separate environment or a hospital.
Strict handwashing on entering and leaving the center is firmly enforced. All patients are asked to wear masks while in the center waiting room and treatment area.
All staff members wear masks, full protective gowns, and gloves while in close contact with patients in any area.
Our centers are intensively disinfected on a daily basis and visitors are not currently permitted.
During this unprecedented time, it's important to acknowledge those who continue to provide life-sustaining dialysis care for our patients across the country. The FMCNA Family Project is a great opportunity for you and your loved ones to share a letter or artwork to show your support for all the front-line staff working in our centers. Additionally, for families looking to educate their children about kidney disease, The Kidney Kid Initiative provides fun, interactive resources to do so in the comfort of your home.