After two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are eager to travel and get out of town for a spring break vacation. The good news is the omicron surge has been fading and more parents and kids are vaccinated – making travel safer. If families plan to travel, what steps can they take to balance staying safe and still having fun, relaxing and recharging?
On Feb. 22, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidelines to increase the wait time between the first and second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for some people.
Children’s Minnesota manager of health equity joins Black Nurses Rock during pandemic to make a profound impact
Adriene Thornton, MAOM, BSN, CIC, FAPIC, manager of health equity at Children’s Minnesota, joined Black Nurses Rock during pandemic to make a profound impact.
Children’s Minnesota expert co-authors CDC study examining COVID-19 boosters’ impact on Omicron/Delta variant hospitalizations
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) details how effective COVID-19 boosters are for adults at preventing COVID-related hospitalizations, and emergency department and urgent care visits nationwide.
In their podcast, Guidelines with Gabi: Something Old, Something New, Lots of Kids Needing O2: Update in Bronchiolitis, Drs. Gabi Hester and Nadia Maccabee-Ryaboy discuss the influx of bronchiolitis cases they’ve seen at Children’s Minnesota along with methods of treatment, possible coexisting infections and promising research on the horizon.
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.
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.
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.
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.