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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.

Respuestas a preguntas frecuentes acerca de la vacuna de la COVID-19

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

Head back to school safely and well-informed about COVID-19 prevention

Here’s a helpful summary of the most important things you should know as you prepare your family to head back to school.

Children’s Minnesota requiring COVID-19 vaccine for employees

Children’s Minnesota is joining eight local health care organizations in requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for employees, professional staff, volunteers and contractors. The requirement will go into effect no sooner than Sept. 7, 2021, and will include some medical and religious exemptions.

What you need to know about the COVID-19 delta variant

We talked with Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, about how families can navigate the potential risk of the delta variant.

Why Kali, a double-lung transplant recipient, got vaccinated against COVID-19

“The vaccine was the light at the end of the tunnel after almost 16 months. Kali just wants to be a kid and not be home all day.”

Get a free COVID-19 vaccine on May 22

In collaboration with YWCA Minneapolis and YWCA St. Paul, we are hosting a free COVID-19 vaccination event for everyone ages 18 and older on May 22, 2021.

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.

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine as a teen

Michelle Ramirez Armendariz, Children’s Minnesota Marketing and Communications intern and high school junior, talks about getting her COVID-19 vaccine at Children's Minnesota.

Understanding COVID-19 variants, the role of kids and the potential effects

Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection prevention and nurse practitioner at Children’s Minnesota, talks about everything you need to know about the current COVID-19 variants.