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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.

Tips for kids going back to school during COVID-19 with asthma

We talked with Dory Baker, nurse practitioner in the Children’s Minnesota Asthma Clinic, about tips for kids with asthma going back to school in person this year.

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.

Kangaroo care: A healing connection between mom and baby

In recognition of International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day, we’re celebrating families who use kangaroo care to help their babies grow big and strong. Heather and now 9-week-old Lucy know first-hand how beneficial it can be—especially when born premature.

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.

Will our kids struggle to socialize after COVID-19?

We talked with Dr. Pamela Niksich, medical director of Children’s Minnesota, West St. Paul clinic, and Baylee Zittlow, nurse practitioner in the Adolescent Health Clinic at Children’s Minnesota, Minneapolis, about this common concern amongst parents.

Healthy habits during COVID-19: keeping your kids on track for a healthy lifestyle

Dr. Pamela Niksich, medical director of Children’s Minnesota, West St. Paul clinic, and Baylee Zittlow, nurse practitioner in the Adolescent Health Clinic at Children’s Minnesota, Minneapolis, give tips to maintaining healthy habits and routines while at home during COVID-19.