The COVID-19 pandemic brought living donor kidney transplant programs across the United States to a near halt in March 2020 . As programs have begun to reopen, potential donor candidates often inquire about their risk of a COVID-19 infection and its potential impact on kidney function after donation . To address their concerns, we surveyed 1740 former live kidney donors at four transplant centers located in New York and Michigan . Of these , 839 (48.2 %) donors responded, their mean age was 46 ± 12.5 years , 543 (65 %) were females, and 611 (73 %) were white . Ninety-two donors (11 %) had symptoms suggestive of a COVID-19 infection with fever (48 %) and fatigue (43 %) being the most common . Among those with symptoms , 42 donors underwent testing and 16 tested positive . Testing was more common among donors with private insurance, and a positive test result was more common among young black donors . Only one donor surveyed required hospitalization and none required dialysis . Fourteen donors have recovered completely and two partially . Our survey highlights that a COVID-19 infection in former donors results in a mild disease with good recovery . These data will be useful for transplant programs to counsel living donors who are considering kidney donation during this pandemic.