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Hurricane Maria Information (posted October 5, 2017)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We have all followed the recent hurricanes that have affected so many Americans. Many of our fellow patients have struggled with the challenges of maintaining their regular dialysis treatments and getting their lives back in order as they faced interruptions in transportation, water shortages and power outages.


AAKP wants to help provide you with the most current and reliable information for your post-storm recovery. If you want to learn more about the current situation in Puerto Rico, Texas, and Florida, please visit the following:


AAKP Blog Post from Medical Advisory Board Chairman Dr. Steven Fadem:  https://aakp.org/blog/message-aakp-mab-chairman-florida-dialysis-patients-posted-sept-6-2017/


Kidney Community Emergency Response Coalition: http://www.kcercoalition.com


Health Care Ready: https://www.healthcareready.org/


To learn how to best prepare yourself for natural disasters, the KCER Coalition has a variety of materials and information that will assist you in developing an emergency plan before and after a disaster – including the CMS Emergency Preparedness Patient Guide. Click here to access these materials and to learn more about being prepared: http://www.kcercoalition.com/en/patients/


To watch an AAKP webinar about preparing for a disaster, click here.