Read health tips from our experts as well as stories by patients, families and staff about kids’ health and their experiences at Children’s Minnesota.

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2023 Minnesota legislative session recap

Children’s Minnesota had a robust policy agenda and The Kid Experts® from across the organization helped advocate for policies that impact the daily lives of patients and families we serve.

Watch video: The Kid Experts® at the Minnesota State Capitol 2023

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to share a special video that showcases The Kid Experts® who advocated for the diverse communities we serve during the 2023 Minnesota legislative session.

Suicide prevention

Katie Besch, LPCC, behavioral health specialist at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about suicide prevention.

Children’s Minnesota hosts 20 interns as part of its 2023 equity and inclusion summer internship program

Children’s Minnesota was thrilled to host 20 interns this summer as part of our equity and inclusion (E&I) internship program!

Project ADAM Minnesota certifies Shakopee Public Schools as state’s first Heart Safe School district

Shakopee Public Schools is the first public school district in Minnesota to be certified as a Heart Safe School by Project ADAM Minnesota. When a school becomes a Project ADAM Heart Safe School, it means the school has successfully implemented a practiced plan to respond to sudden cardiac arrest.

Respiratory therapist and chronic care lead shares her 22-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Melissa Damas, respiratory therapist and chronic care lead, is sharing all her favorite things about working at Children's Minnesota.

Legalization of cannabis: recreational cannabis use and kids

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, discusses what the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in Minnesota means for children and teens.

What families should know about the new RSV treatment for babies and toddlers

Learn more about the new RSV treatment for babies and toddlers.

Respiratory Care Scholarship recipient lands respiratory therapist role

Children’s Minnesota is proud to help our employees achieve their dreams. Miranda Weakly, certified respiratory therapist, received a scholarship from our Respiratory Care Scholarship program to help her become a respiratory therapist (RT). Miranda is now working as a full-time RT at Children’s Minnesota!

Tips for getting kids back into a routine for school

Summer is coming to an end, and school is right around the corner. Parents might be ready for kids to go back to school, but kids might be all over the place. A routine will help parents and kids transition back into school.