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My child has COVID-19! Now what?

My child has COVID-19! Now what? Dr. Gigi Chawla, vice president and chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, answers this question and more.

COVID-19 testing: what you need to know

We are here to help clear up the confusion around testing for you! Below we outline the differences between tests, when you should get tested and where you can get tested.

Children’s Minnesota hosts MDH Commissioner Jan Malcolm to commemorate first year of COVID-19 vaccine

Children's Minnesota hosted MDH Commissioner Jan Malcom and other health care leaders as part of the state’s Celebrate Safely campaign, and to mark the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 vaccine doses being administered in the state.

As COVID-19 surges, Minnesota health system CEOs make public appeal

CEOs from nine Minnesota health systems have come together to raise the alarm in a public plea to help a health care system that is overwhelmed. As COVID-19 continues to surge, leaders have taken out a full-page ad in major newspapers across the state this week that highlight the critical nature of the situation, the heartbreaking realities facing hospitals and how the community can help.

A simple COVID-19 vaccine decision for their kids: the Reed family’s story

At the end of the day, all families want what's best for their little ones. And Children's Minnesota does too! That's why we encourage all eligible people to get vaccinated, including kids ages 5 years and older. Here to share why they got vaccinated and why they hope others do too is the Reed family.

One family’s reason for getting the COVID-19 vaccine: freedom

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.

COVID-19 vaccine booster shot for kids 12+ approved, and more

The CDC approved the FDA's emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to allow kids ages 12 years and older to get a single booster dose, and more.

Why the Wyrobek family looks forward to the long-awaited vaccine

Nico Wyrobek’s household is full – she and her husband have seven kids who keep them busy. While three are adults who are out of the house and have long since been vaccinated against COVID-19, the family still has four young children who have yet to be eligible for the vaccine. Nico talks about the struggles her family has faced during the pandemic and why her young kids can't wait for their turn to finally get their shots.

COVID-19 vaccine doses: what you need to know

There is a lot of information about additional COVID-19 vaccine doses going around and it may seem confusing. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Read on for more information about the COVID-19 vaccine doses and boosters available now and who qualifies.

Children’s Minnesota President and CEO among national leaders calling for action to stop the spread of COVID-19 as school starts

Children’s Hospital Association published an open letter signed by 70 health care leaders from across the country emphasizing the growing concern over the current strain on pediatric health systems. Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO of Children’s Minnesota, was among the leaders calling for action to protect kids in the community.