Answers to frequently asked questions
Why are there specific recommendations for people with sleep apnea?
Can I catch COVID-19 through my CPAP device?
Am I at a greater risk of getting COVID-19 because I have sleep apnea?
I do not have COVID-19. Do I still need to be extra vigilant about hygiene when using my CPAP device?
I was about to start a CPAP treatment. Is it better to postpone it?
I have symptoms of or have tested positive for COVID-19. What precautions should I take when using my CPAP device?
If I have COVID-19, will my CPAP device help me breathe or does it risk making my symptoms worse?
If I get COVID-19, how do I clean and disinfect my CPAP mask and tubing?
I can no longer find distilled water in my area. What can I use to fill my humidifier tank?
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