To stay safe during the pandemic, 8-year-old Sam's family has had to keep their social interactions very limited. His battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia means he's more likely to become seriously sick if he got COVID-19. For the family, a vaccine for kids like Sam means a return to seeing family and friends without as much worry.
Here are some answers to common questions to help you decide to get your child or yourself vaccinated against COVID-19.
Here’s a helpful summary of the most important things you should know as you prepare your family to head back to school.
Children’s Minnesota is joining eight local health care organizations in requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for employees, professional staff, volunteers and contractors. The requirement will go into effect no sooner than Sept. 7, 2021, and will include some medical and religious exemptions.
We talked with Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, about how families can navigate the potential risk of the delta variant.
“The vaccine was the light at the end of the tunnel after almost 16 months. Kali just wants to be a kid and not be home all day.”
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.
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.
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.
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.