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Common questions and answers about the COVID-19 vaccination

Here are some answers to common questions to help you decide to get your child or yourself vaccinated against COVID-19.

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine as a teen

Michelle Ramirez Armendariz, Children’s Minnesota Marketing and Communications intern and high school junior, talks about getting her COVID-19 vaccine at Children's Minnesota.

Understanding COVID-19 variants, the role of kids and the potential effects

Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection prevention and nurse practitioner at Children’s Minnesota, talks about everything you need to know about the current COVID-19 variants.

Will our kids struggle to socialize after COVID-19?

We talked with Dr. Pamela Niksich, medical director of Children’s Minnesota, West St. Paul clinic, and Baylee Zittlow, nurse practitioner in the Adolescent Health Clinic at Children’s Minnesota, Minneapolis, about this common concern amongst parents.

Healthy habits during COVID-19: keeping your kids on track for a healthy lifestyle

Dr. Pamela Niksich, medical director of Children’s Minnesota, West St. Paul clinic, and Baylee Zittlow, nurse practitioner in the Adolescent Health Clinic at Children’s Minnesota, Minneapolis, give tips to maintaining healthy habits and routines while at home during COVID-19.

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.

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.

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.

What it’s like being a high school junior in a pandemic

Hear from Michelle Ramierez Armendariz, Children’s Minnesota Marketing and Communications intern and high school junior, about her experience with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 vaccine at Children’s Minnesota: what you need to know

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine at Children’s Minnesota.