Children’s Minnesota recently joined together with 29 other health service providers and health care stakeholders throughout Minnesota to pledge to eliminate systemic racism and its negative impact on health and well-being.
The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.
Children’s Minnesota is here to help you with fun, Halloween costume ideas that also keep your kids safe. Face masks and coverings are a huge part of keeping everyone safe, so, as the governor says, Mask Up Minnesota!
Deanna Jensen was deployed to New York City to help care for COVID-19 patients. Her team’s research at this hospital led her to a national conference presentation.
This summer, a group of employees at Children’s Minnesota joined together to support our colleagues through the pandemic. Their effort, called the Compassion Project, is focused on providing employees who are out of work due to personal illness with resources they may need, as well as items to brighten their day.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out guidelines to help parents plan a safe celebration for their kids. Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, chief education officer at Children’s Minnesota, shared more about these guidelines.
It’s difficult enough learning about one medical diagnosis for a child, but for the Hardy family, their youngest two daughters were diagnosed with two different illnesses within the same month. Read about their resilience on their journey with sickle cell disease and leukemia.
Dr. Jason Walker, child psychologist at Children's Minnesota, shares more about mental health disparities for African American youth and what parents can do to help.
Kelly Wolfe, director or public policy and advocacy at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about kids' issues to consider when voting in the 2020 election.
After being diagnosed with a rare and aggressive tumor in her leg, 24-year-old patient Jordyn Meskan shares her experience at Children's Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic.
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Did you know? Children’s Minnesota Hemoglobinopathy and Sickle Cell Program is a nationally recognized program. We’re sharing more about sickle cell disease to help shine a light on this disease.