Nurse administering a vaccination to a patient in his left upper arm

The nature of the hemodialysis treatment exposes patients to an increased risk for preventable infections. Efforts to prevent these infections are essential. Within the ESRD patient population, the incidence of some vaccine-preventable diseases is higher, as is the severity of those infections.


CDC Protect Your Health educational materials highlighting the importance of Flu vaccine during COVID

Vaccination Toolkit developed by Midwest Kidney Network contains several handouts, fact sheets, and posters to promote vaccination in your facility.

CDC Recommended Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers

CDC Guidelines for Vaccinating Dialysis Patients