The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s Minnesota, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.

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How can families navigate technology and distance learning during COVID-19

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares how families can balance screen time recommendations with the social connection kids need during social distancing.

Children’s Minnesota Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit celebrates 10-year anniversary!

This April marks the 10th anniversary of the Edward J. Phillips Cardiovascular Care Center our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU).

Children’s Minnesota combines medical-surgical units

Children's Minnesota temporarily combines medical-surgical units at our Minneapolis hospital. Our St. Paul hospital remains open for a variety of other services during this time.

Is COVID-19 affecting kids’ mental health? What parents need to know

Dr. Sarah Jerstad shares what parents need to know about keeping their kids' minds and bodies healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recognizing Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

To learn a little more about what it’s like to be a laboratory professional at Children’s Minnesota, we sat down with Julie Laramie, a technical specialist at Children's Minnesota.

COVID-19 and seasonal allergies: How can I tell the difference?

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, talked with WCCO about how families can deal with spring allergies during COVID-19.

Playground safety: Tips to keep kids safe while they’re having fun

Playgrounds are a great place for kids to get some fresh air and exercise, but injuries can happen at playgrounds. Here are four tips to help keep your kids safe while they play.

Equity in the Time of Coronavirus – Part 2

Dr. Marc Gorelick shares how COVID-19 appears that at least in the U.S., the COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting people of color, and especially African Americans.

The power of Community Connect during COVID-19

Our Community Connect program is making a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read one resource navigator's heart-warming story.

Using birthdays to fund for good: Ben’s super birthday fundraiser

Ben Gervais is a husband, father and huge supporter of Children’s Minnesota. So, it was no surprise that he decided to dedicate his birthday to raise funds for our mission: Caring for the most amazing people on earth—Kids!