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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What should I do if my child gets coronavirus?

We’re sure you have heard of coronavirus, and you may be wondering what to do if your child catches the illness. We're sharing what you need to know.

Coronavirus: Should families have back-up plans for sick days?

We’re sharing how you can make a family emergency plan that works for your family just in case you come down with an illness.

Parent taking child's temperature while he lays in bed with a teddy bear

Flu vs. COVID-19: What’s the difference and which one do I have?

If you're feeling sick, you may wonder: Do I have coronavirus? We're helping you understand the key differences between the flu, a cold and COVID-19.

Five tips for mental health while schools are closed

Kids and teens may feel confused and worried as schools are cancelled due to COVID-19. Dr. Sarah Jerstad shares tips to keep kids minds healthy while they are home from school.

Children’s Minnesota clinics are open for appointments

Children’s Minnesota will make the changes to our clinic schedules in order to best serve our patients and community.

COVID-19 and pregnancy: What expecting moms need to know

How does COVID-19 (coronavirus) affect pregnant women and their unborn babies? Our experts answer your questions about coronavirus, pregnancy and your baby.

Children playing at home with toys

Preventing magnets as a choking hazard in your home

Dex Tuttle, injury prevention program manager at Children’s Minnesota, provides tips for how parents can try and prevent their child from swallowing magnets in their home.

Top 10 reasons to call child life

Here's the top 10 reasons you should call child life if you and your child are at Children's Minnesota.

Work Here Wednesday: Pharmacy technicians

Children’s Minnesota is looking to fill three pharmacy technician roles in the pharmacy at our Minneapolis hospital. Want to become part of something amazing? Apply today.

Children’s Minnesota employees among ‘50 patient safety experts to know’

Congratulations to Wendy Berg, BSN, RN, infection preventionist and Bobbie Carroll, vice president of quality, for being among Becker's Hospital Review's '50 patient safety experts to know’ list.