Position Statement from the
CTS Sleep Disordered Breathing Steering Committee
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Sleep: your ally during the COVID-19 crisis
The Canadian campaign, “Sleep on It” launched in September 2019 by the Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network (CSCN), the Canadian Sleep Society (CSS), la Fondation Sommeil, and Wake-up Narcolespy Canada is designed to demystify sleep for the public, and to offer solutions to people who have sleep-related problems. The sleep specialists would like to share with the public the consequences that this COVID-19 related crisis could have on sleep and to offer their suggestions on how to achieve a good quality sleep that will lead to a better physical and mental well-being during this critical situation.