If you have the coronavirus, it is important to talk to your medical provider before stopping any medical treatments. It is possible that using CPAP could increase the risk of spreading the virus to others around you. Be sure to talk to your medical provider about this risk.
It is unclear whether CPAP could make the cornavirus worse. But using CPAP could increase the risk of spreading the virus to tohers around you. Talk to your medical provider about your treatment options for sleep apnea.
The CDC recommends that you should clean and disinfect your medical equipment according to the manufacturer's instructions. The directions for CPAP masks and hoses normally include regular cleaning with soap and water. It is unclear if extra CPAP cleaning is needed due to the coronavirus.
The CDC also recommends that you clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces in your household. This includes door knobs, light switches and handles. Learn more from the CDC about how to clean and disinfect your household.