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Emergency Preparedness

Dialysis Facility Status Report

To report a weather related emergency, disruption in treatment schedules, water issue, etc., click on the button below.

Patient Resources

Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER)

Patient Hotlines

  • DaVita: 800.400.8331
  • Fresenius: 800.626.1297
  • DCI: 866.424.1990
  • DCI Donor Hotline/Transient Patients: 800.969.4438
  • ARA: 888.880.6867
  • SAMHSA - Disaster Distress Helpline: 800.985.5990
  • US Renal Care: 866.671.8772
  • Veteran Disaster Relief Hotline Number: 800-507-4571

KCER has many valuable resources for patients and dialysis facilities. Visit the KCER website for more information.

KCER Ready is a self assessment that can help dialysis facilities and ESRD organizations evaluate their level of preparedness.

Dialysis Facility Resources

State & Federal Resources

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Ready America

Ready America is a national public service campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. Visit the Ready America website for national, local and children’s resources.

A Spanish language version of this site is available. Other languages are also available on this page.