The Cleveland Clinic weighs in on whether CPAP devices should be used during the pandemic and reminds users to clean the sleep apnea treatment devices regularly.
If you share a bedroom and have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, it’s a good idea to use your PAP machine in another room until you know you’re in the clear. Dr. Lance also recommends using a separate bathroom if possible.
As for the risk of the virus being re-transmitted by your PAP machine’s tubing, filters or mask, that is still unknown at this time.
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