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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.

Children’s Minnesota clinics are open for appointments

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.

What can I do to prevent coronavirus?

While the news about COVID-19 (coronavirus) may seem scary, there are some simple steps that you can take to prevent your family from getting or spreading the illness.

New COVID-19 visiting standards at Children’s Minnesota

Effective Tuesday, March 10, 2020, we are implementing the following COVID-19 enhanced visiting standards for the safety of your family and others in our care.

Health professional doing hygeine for preventable harm

Top five things health care professionals can do to prepare for COVID-19

Patsy Stinchfield, PNP, senior director of infection prevention and control at Children's Minnesota, has shared her tips for keeping yourself, your family and your patients and their families safe from coronavirus, or COVID-19.