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COVID-19 vaccines and antibiotics: answers to new common questions

As distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine continues around the world, many people have questions— including whether the vaccine affects antibiotics.

Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized as Rising Stars by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the 63 Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2020 “Rising Stars.” The Top Doctors: Rising Stars list highlights up-and-coming physicians who have been fully licensed to practice for approximately 10 years or less and are recognized for their achievements by peers.

Transgender Day of Visibility: Alissa and Rubie share their story

On Transgender Day of Visibility, Alissa Fountain, supervisor of Children’s Minnesota’s HIV program, shares her story of supporting her daughter Rubie after she came out as transgender.

Caring for the tiniest babies: The village at Children’s Minnesota that gets NICU babies home

Dr. Thomas George, system medical director for neonatology at Children's Minnesota, talks about his journey as a neonatologist and his favorite moments treating newborns. He also explains what's so special about our neonatal team that works across three sites — St. Paul, Minneapolis and Coon Rapids — and collaborates with hospitals across the region.

Minnesota vaccine eligibility now includes people aged 16+, March 30

Governor Tim Walz announced that Minnesota COVID-19 vaccine eligibility now includes all people aged 16 years and older starting on March 30, 2021.

Meet Children’s Minnesota social workers

In honor of National Social Work Month, we are highlighting some of our remarkable social workers: Amanda Woelfel, LICSW; Erika Vaughn, LICSW; and Mason Davies, LGSW.

Some Children’s Minnesota clinics re-opening walk-in care

We now have six clinics that offer walk-in care to help your child receive care for injury and illness or to get a COVID-19 test. A visit with a provider is required as part of the COVID-19 testing. Walk-in care is typically available during regular office hours.

Children’s Minnesota announces new Sickle Cell Program Medical Director

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce that Derrick L. Goubeaux, DO, will step into the role of Sickle Cell Program Medical Director, following Dr. Stephen Nelson, who retired in early 2021.

Celebrating Certified Nurses Day at Children’s Minnesota

On Certified Nursing Day, we're recognizing the accomplishments of our more than 665 certified nurses at Children's Minnesota ​and thanking them for all that they do for our patients and their families.

Recognizing Social Work Month at Children’s Minnesota

March is National Social Work Month and here at Children’s Minnesota, we are recognizing Social Work Week from March 22-26 to highlight our social work team and the amazing work they do every day!