- Emergency phone numbers for doctors and their dialysis center, as well as another nearby dialysis center;
- At least three days worth of medications with a list of the dosage amounts;
- Clean water, food and a can opener;
- First aid supplies;
- A battery-operated flashlight and radio; and
- If diabetic, a week’s worth of related medical supplies.
[Important note: the foregoing is provided only as a reminder and a courtesy to dialysis patients. It is not intended as medical advice or emergency preparedness for the patients’ specific geographic area. Dialysis patients should also consult with their physician and other care providers to prepare for their own personal emergency medical needs and refer to their city or town websites or other local resources for emergency preparedness particular to their area.]DaVita and DaVita HealthCare Partners SM are registered trademarks or service marks of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. About DaVita DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. A leading provider of kidney care in the United States, DaVita delivers dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita strives to improve patients’ quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of Sept. 30, 2013, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 2,042 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 166,000 patients. The company also operated 66 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. DaVita supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu. For more information, please visit DaVita.com.