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How to talk with kids about COVID-19

Child life specialists Sam Schackman and Margaret Monson from Children's Minnesota share tips to help the kids in your life understand coronavirus as well as tips for parenting during a time of stress.

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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.

Coronavirus update from Children’s Minnesota and MNAAP

Patsy Stinchfield and Dr. Anu Kalasar explained what health care providers should know about COVID-19, and discussed actions taken around the world, in the US, across the state and here at Children’s Minnesota.

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. COVID-19: 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.

COVID-19 and pregnancy: What expecting moms need to know

How does COVID-19 (coronavirus) affect pregnant women and their unborn babies? Our experts answer your questions about coronavirus, pregnancy and your baby.