The Kidney Community Emergency Response Coalition is an excellent resource for emergency planning if you are on dialysis. Call (516) 209-5253 or go to www.kcercoalition.com for more information. A sample three-day emergency diet plan is also available here.

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ booklet, Preparing for Emergencies: A Guide for People on Dialysis is another source for more information. This booklet is also available in Spanish.

Print an emergency contact sheet here, to complete and keep in your emergency prep kit.