Dialysis patients have a high COVID-19 mortality rate, but were left out of vaccine priority: View the CTV News Interviews with CSN President, Dr. Sanjay Pandeya along with CSN Members Dr. Michelle Hladunewich and Dr. François Madore, SQN President.
CSN has advocated to all Provinces and the Federal Government for the urgent prioritization of dialysis patients for COVID-19 vaccinations. La SCN a préconisé auprès de toutes les provinces et du gouvernement fédéral, la priorisation urgente de la vaccination contre la COVID-19 des patients sous dialyse.
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Note: If you are a Health Care Professional, please CLICK HERE for COVID-19 Updates specific to Health Care Professionals.
We understand that patients may have questions or concerns related to the impact of COVID-19 on individuals living with kidney disease.
Provincial renal agencies are monitoring the situation closely and providing guidelines for patients.
We encourage you to refer to trusted sources of health care information, such as those listed below:
Alberta Kidney Care
Manitoba Renal Program
Ontario Renal Network
Nova Scotia Renal Program
The Kidney Foundation of Canada has also compiled a detailed page of kidney-specific information on COVID-19 which you can view here.
Webinar Recording held April 15th, 2020: COVID-19 and Dialysis Patients: Your Questions Answered
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