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COVID-19 Questions & Answers

VitalAire understands that during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak you may have some questions about the coronavirus as it relates to sleep apnea. encourages you to visit the The Government of Canada website to review current information on the coronavirus. The information below is for informational purposes only. VitalAire is unable to provide specific medical advice regarding COVID-19.

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There is no evidence that sleep apnea causes you to have a higher risk of getting the coronavirus. People who do have a higher risk for coronavirus include:

  • Older adults, especially in nursing homes
  • Those who have serious medical disorders. These disorders include:
    • Heart disease
    • Diabetes
    • Lung disease
    • Kidney disease
  • Those who have a medical disorder, or take a medication, that weakens the immune system
  • Those who have had close contact with another person who has the coronavirus