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What new and expecting mothers need to know about breastmilk and coronavirus

It’s normal to be concerned about your baby getting coronavirus or giving this illness to your baby. We’re answering the questions you have about breastfeeding and COVID-19.

How to talk to kids about reimagined milestones during COVID-19

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares about the emotional impact of the continuation of COVID-19 and how you can help your child cope.

Ingesting disinfectants will not cure or prevent COVID-19

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, cautions that ingesting or injecting disinfectants is dangerous, toxic and potentially life-threatening.

COVID-19 and preexisting conditions: What you need to know

Children’s Minnesota is sharing what you need to know about caring for kids with preexisting conditions as we navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic together.

How can families navigate technology and distance learning during COVID-19

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares how families can balance screen time recommendations with the social connection kids need during social distancing.

Children’s Minnesota combines medical-surgical units

Children's Minnesota temporarily combines medical-surgical units at our Minneapolis hospital. Our St. Paul hospital remains open for a variety of other services during this time.

Is COVID-19 affecting kids’ mental health? What parents need to know

Dr. Sarah Jerstad shares what parents need to know about keeping their kids' minds and bodies healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and seasonal allergies: How can I tell the difference?

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, talked with WCCO about how families can deal with spring allergies during COVID-19.

Equity in the Time of Coronavirus – Part 2

Dr. Marc Gorelick shares how COVID-19 appears that at least in the U.S., the COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting people of color, and especially African Americans.

Virtual care services at Children’s Minnesota are rapidly expanding

Children’s Minnesota is responding to changing patient, family and provider needs as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold. In order to offer the best care possible, we are expanding virtual care for specialty services, primary care and inpatient units.