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Tips for working remotely while kids are home

Working from home can be difficult, especially while kids are home from school. Follow these tips to help you be more productive in your new work setting and reduce stress.

In the life of a social worker at Children’s Minnesota

Stephen DeLong, LICSW, describes what it's like to be a behavior health and emergency department social worker at Children's Minnesota.

Plant based lunch for kids.

Plant-based diets: Are they healthy for kids?

Are plant-based diets healthy? According to Children’s Minnesota registered dieticians, Caitlyn Talbert, RDN, LD and Kelsey Vierow, RDN, LD, the answer is yes!

Counting All Kids: Why the Census is important

The census is a civic activity that we can ALL participate it. Funding for our children and families depends on it.

Is it safe for my family to travel?

But this year, many parents are wondering: Should my family travel this spring break because of COVID-19? Patsy Stinchfield answers parents' questions.

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. coronavirus: 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.

Are Children’s Minnesota clinics open?

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