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Talking to your children about racism

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, provides families with advice surrounding racism and George Floyd's death.

Children’s Minnesota webinar for Minneapolis and Saint Paul school nurses and other office staff

Our Psychological Services and Integrative Medicine experts at Children’s Minnesota conducted a webinar reaching over 160 Minneapolis and Saint Paul school nurses, and members of office staff including school psychologists, counselors, social workers, and social emotional learning teams.

The first-ever Virtual Walk for Amazing raises $158,854 to support Children’s Minnesota

Children's Minnesota's Virtual Walk for Amazing raised over 158,854 to help support care areas or the Urgent Needs Fund. Thank you!

Update to Children’s Minnesota: Increased security measures and travel updates

Children’s Minnesota is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, families and staff. Learn more about our recent updated our security measures and travel recommendations.

Joining together in times of tragedy

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO at Children's Minnesota, comments on the tragedy of George Floyd's death.

Drive-up care available at Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota’s clinics are safe, but we want to provide families with options that work for their lifestyles. This is why we implemented drive-up care.

How LGBTQ youth are being affected by COVID-19 and how Children’s Minnesota can help.

COVID-19 is affecting LGBTQ youth but Children's Minnesota and our Gender Health program are here to help.

When can my child stay home alone on their own?

Summer is just around the corner and for many parents that means, their kids are out of school for the season. Because your kids will be home throughout the day during the summer, you may be wondering, at what age can my child stay home alone?

Team Kylie Strong: Kylie’s story of strength and resilience

Six-year-old Kylie was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in March of 2019. She won her months-long battle with AML in October 2019. Today, her family participates in Walk for Amazing. Learn more about their story.

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children associated with COVID-19

Children's Minnesota experts explain what parents need to know about the possible relationship between COVID-19 and Kawasaki-like symptoms.