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COVID-19 vaccine statement by infectious disease experts from Minnesota and Wisconsin

Children’s Minnesota has released a statement on behalf of nearly 100 infectious disease clinicians and researchers from Minnesota and Wisconsin, writing to share our perspective on COVID-19 vaccination.

COVID-19 and sports: Which sports are safe for kids to play?

Learn more about the safety and risk of playing sports during COVID-19.

Halloween costume ideas with face masks

Children’s Minnesota is here to help you with fun, Halloween costume ideas that also keep your kids safe. Face masks and coverings are a huge part of keeping everyone safe, so, as the governor says, Mask Up Minnesota!

Children’s Minnesota nurse’s COVID-19 experience leads her to national conference

Deanna Jensen was deployed to New York City to help care for COVID-19 patients. Her team’s research at this hospital led her to a national conference presentation.

Compassion Project brings smiles and support to Children’s Minnesota colleagues

This summer, a group of employees at Children’s Minnesota joined together to support our colleagues through the pandemic. Their effort, called the Compassion Project, is focused on providing employees who are out of work due to personal illness with resources they may need, as well as items to brighten their day.

Safely celebrating Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out guidelines to help parents plan a safe celebration for their kids. Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, chief education officer at Children’s Minnesota, shared more about these guidelines.

Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19 Update: Testing nuances, pediatric risk and mortality updates and vaccine developments

September 24, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Anu Kalaskar, MD

Aimee Sznewajs, MD, presented at Allina Health Regional Grand Rounds

Dr. Aimee Sznewajs, director of pediatric hospital medicine at Children’s Minnesota, presented at Grand Rounds for Allina’s regional hospitals and clinics on Wed., September 16: “COVID-19 and kids: Where we are today.”

Distinguishing COVID-19 from flu in kids remains challenging

Children’s Minnesota partners with Minnesota’s public school systems to offer training for nurses

Children’s Minnesota was excited to partner with Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools to offer two education sessions to school nurses. The goal of these two virtual events was to prepare school nurses to care for their students both mentally and physically as they start the school year during the COVID pandemic.