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Children’s Minnesota staff explain personal protective equipment through song

Personal protective equipment (PPE) can be scary to kids, that’s why our staff joined together to create a song and music video to put kids’ minds at ease when they see care teams wearing PPE.

How to stay connected when you can’t be together

In order to help families, friends, classmates, and more stay connected, Children’s Minnesota child life specialists have put together a list of helpful suggestions.

Equity in the time of coronavirus

Dr. Marc Gorelick shares how COVID-19 can bring us together, but can be divisive as some choose to put individual interest above the collective good.

How can kids get vaccinations during COVID-19?

From well-child check-ups to critical immunizations to ill visits, Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children's Minnesota, shares more about how families can maintain their children's health during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Help prevent the spread of COVID-19: How to make homemade face masks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public places where it may be difficult to maintain social distancing, such as the grocery store. Learn how to make your own face masks.

Children’s Minnesota employee among Business of Pride honorees

Join us in congratulating Gregory Johnson, lead human resources business partner at Children's Minnesota, for being selected as a Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal “2020 Business of Pride” honoree.

How to care for COVID-19 symptoms at home

Coronavirus, or COVID-19, can certainly be scary; however, most people, especially children, will have mild symptoms that can be managed at home. Learn how to manage COVID-19 symptoms at home.

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Children’s Minnesota doctors recognized as “Rising Stars” by peers in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2020 “Rising Stars.”

Pedestrian safety: Tips to keep kids safe between point A and point B

Children's Minnesota is sharing five simple tips to help patents keep their kids and teens safe while walking from point A to point B.

Children’s Minnesota is now accepting patients up to age 25 during COVID-19 outbreak

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO at Children's Minnesota, shares more about the pediatric health care system's decision to serve patients up to age 25 during the COVID-19 outbreak.