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Asian-American youth struggling with COVID-19 and racism

The COVID-19 outbreak has been a challenging time for the nation and the rest of the world. Fears surrounding COVID-19 have led to racist thoughts and attacks on Asian-Americans. Here are tips for parents to help Asian-American youth.

Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19 Update: Preparing for school, flu season and a COVID vaccine

August 13, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Anu Kalaskar, MD

Virtual panel discusses the impact of COVID-19 on hunger and health in our communities

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Children’s Minnesota President and CEO, Dr. Marc Gorelick, joined a virtual panel with Second Harvest Heartland and United States of Care to discuss how hunger and health are more connected than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tips to make COVID-19 tests more comfortable for children

Abbey Menth, registered nurse clinic supervisor and COVID-19 test administrator, shares ways Children’s Minnesota and parents can make COVID-19 tests easier for kids.

Children’s Minnesota employees gifted hijabs during Muslim holiday celebrations

Local business Henna & Hijabs created Children’s Minnesota-branded hijabs, which were then offered to employees during Muslim holiday celebrations.

Going back to school safely

School will look much different this fall as Minnesota continues to make careful choices to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our communities.

Children’s Minnesota takes extra steps to provide safe care

Children’s Minnesota remains a safe place for kids to get the care they need—from routine well-child check-ups to emergency care to surgeries.

Are COVID-19 and vaping connected? A pediatric pulmonologist explains.

For those who vape or smoke, the risks for complications if you get COVID-19 might be even greater. Dr. Anne Griffiths, a pediatric pulmonologist at Children’s Minnesota, explains the possible connection between vaping and COVID-19 complications.

COVID-19 and trauma: Mental health struggles among black teens

We talked with Dr. Sarah Jerstad, associate clinical director of psychological services at Children’s Minnesota St. Paul hospital, about the stress teens of color are feeling right now due to COVID-19 and racial injustice, and about how parents can help.

Breathing tips and mindfulness while wearing a mask

Masking has become an essential part of our days when we go outside our homes. Julie Christiansen, physical therapy assistant at Children's Minnesota, provides you with some tips to reduce your breathing strain while wearing a mask.