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Top five things health care professionals can do to prepare for COVID-19

Patsy Stinchfield, PNP, senior director of infection prevention and control at Children's Minnesota, has shared her tips for keeping yourself, your family and your patients and their families safe from coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Children’s Minnesota patient interviewed during MSHSL boy’s hockey tournament

Children’s Minnesota cancer patient was interviewed during MSHSL boy’s hockey tournament on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

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Celebrating Child Life Month at Children’s Minnesota

Rachel Calvert, child life manager, joined WCCO’s Mid-Morning Show to explain the unique role child life plays at Children’s Minnesota.

Work Here Wednesday: Case cart/anesthesia technician

Children’s Minnesota is looking to add a case cart/anesthesia technician to our central processing department.

Teen not wearing a helmet, not wearing her helmet

Brain injuries: Signs parents, coaches and teachers need to know

During Brain Injury Awareness month (March), we want to explain what brain injuries are and provide tips to parents, coaches and teachers so they know what to do if one happens.

Puberty: What parents and kids should know

Everybody goes through puberty, but it can still be hard to talk about it. We’re sharing what parents and kids need to know about the changes happening to their bodies at this age.

Children’s Minnesota nurses achieve national standard for BSN degree completion

Congratulations to Children’s Minnesota nurses for achieving a national standard for nurses holding advanced degrees. We're proud to announce that 80 percent of Children’s Minnesota nurses now hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in nursing!

Recognizing Thank a Resident Day

To help us celebrate and honor the work our residents do at Children’s Minnesota, we’re shining a light on Kate Policht, chief resident at Children’s Minnesota Hospital St. Paul.

Work Here Wednesday: Patient Care Supervisors

In this role, you will work with unit staff to ensure clinical quality and safety standards are met at the bedside, so we can continue to take the best care of kids and their families.

Father and young son at the airport before a spring break trip

Simple tips for planning a healthy spring break

Common vacation pitfalls that lead to stress can be prevented by following a few simple tips before and during the trip, allowing your family to have a happy and healthy spring break.