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Summer safety bike

12 tips to help keep kids safe this summer

With warm weather upon us, we compiled a list of basic tips, with help from our injury prevention experts, to keep kids safe all summer.

No One is Watching PSA

PSA urges water, pool safety

Abbey's Hope, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit, released a powerful public service announcement about pool and water safety.

Pediatric appendicitis

Abdominal pain is one of the most common reasons children visit the emergency department. Appendicitis is the most frequent surgical emergency in pediatrics, affecting approximately 80,000 children in the U.S. every year. At Children’s Minneapolis and St. Paul emergency departments our pediatric surgeons perform about 750 appendectomies every year.

Dr. Anupam Kharbanda Conducts Experimental Study to Test Electronic Clinical Decision Support Tools

Dr. Anupam Kharbanda from Children's Minnesota conducted a study to examine how an electronic clinical decision support tool could reduce the use of computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound in diagnosing children with appendicitis.

sledding safety

5 tips for safe sledding

Sledding is a great way to spend time outdoors and be active in the winter months, so it’s important to highlight the safest ways to enjoy this fun sport.

Native American use of the emergency department

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Minneapolis

For Health Professionals

Children’s Minnesota supports health professionals throughout the Upper Midwest who provide emergency and trauma care to children in several ways.

Locations and Contact Us

Locations & Contact us

Level 1 Trauma Center

Our UnitedHealthcare® Pediatric Emergency Department and Level I Trauma Center in Minneapolis is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center in a hospital dedicated solely to kids.

What to expect

At Children’s Minnesota, our staff understands how stressful an emergency visit can be. We’ll do our best to reduce anxiety for you and your child.