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How to keep your kids safe as cases of the flu and RSV rise

Get tips from the kid experts on how to keep your kids safe as cases of the flu and RSV rise.

COVID-19 vaccine targeting new variants approved by CDC for children 6 months and older

There is a new COVID-19 vaccine targeting new variants approved by CDC for children 6 months and older.

Prescription for COVID-19 vaccine anxiety

Millions of parents are facing a decision that I also made in the 90s: Do I allow my children to be immunized with a vaccine that has just recently been approved? But, here’s the difference between the COVID-19 vaccine decision and the vaccine decisions in the 90s.

Free COVID-19 vaccine clinics with Children’s Minnesota and MDH

Children’s Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are joining together to vaccinate children ages 6 months and older against COVID-19. From July 12 through August 30, 2022, MDH is sponsoring COVID-19 vaccine clinics at several Children’s Minnesota primary care locations.

Common questions and answers about the COVID-19 vaccination

Here are some answers to common questions to help you decide to get your child or yourself vaccinated against COVID-19.

CDC approves vaccine for kids ages 6 months and older

On June 18, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gave final approval for kids 6 months and older to be vaccinated against COVID-19 under the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)

Outpatient COVID-19 medications for kids

Children’s Minnesota offers three therapies for treating or preventing COVID-19 in kids: Paxlovid, Bebtelovimab and Evusheld. These therapies are authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for kids 12 and older who weigh at least 88 pounds.

Children’s Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Health team up on COVID-19 vaccine clinics for kids and families

The locations of the clinics are based on zip code data that indicated a higher vaccination rate among adults, but lower vaccination rates among children ages 5-11.

Dr. Gigi Chawla discusses future of pediatric care at U.S. News and World Report webinar

. “How Children’s hospitals can plan for the future of pediatric care and COVID-19” explored what children’s hospitals have learned since the pandemic began in the spring of 2020.

Renowned medical ethicist Harriet A. Washington speaks to Children’s Minnesota employees

Children’s Minnesota is honored to announce that renowned medical ethicist Harriet A. Washington was the guest speaker for our Grand Rounds that focused on the legacy of racism in the medical system on Feb. 17, 2022. The topic of the Ground Rounds was: A shot in the dark? Vaccines and medical untrustworthiness.