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Whether you and your child come to us with a high fever or by ambulance after an accident, we’re ready to help. Take a minute to learn more about what we can do.

Emergency and Trauma Care

At Children’s Minnesota, we have more than 90,000 visits to our emergency rooms each year. In fact, we care for more pediatric emergency and trauma patients than any other health care system in our region.

Care & Services

Caring for children is a privilege. And, we always do our best to live up to it. That’s why, whether it’s for a flu vaccination or a brain tumor, we will never stop trying to develop better ways to treat children. We will continually reimagine what it means to provide the best health care.

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National Night Out promotes neighborhood safety

Communities across the U.S. gather to celebrate National Night Out, an evening dedicated to strengthening communities and promoting safer streets.

Boundaries for safe play

Define safe boundaries for kids and play

Encouraging learning and exploration will increase your child’s confidence and creativity, and defining safe boundaries and rules will keep parents and kids happy.

Safety kids cars

Don’t leave kids in the car

Forgetting a child in the car can happen for one of two reasons: we don’t realize the danger, or we find ourselves distracted.

Life jacket

Life jackets greatly reduce risk of drowning

Life jackets provide significant protection for your little ones and help instill a culture of safety in your family.

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Children’s Minnesota doctors’ study shows increase in ER visits from self-inflicted injuries among teens

Drs. Gretchen Cutler and Anupam Kharbanda's study examines 286,678 trauma patients from 2009-2012.

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Trauma 101: What it means to be a Level I pediatric trauma center

Children's pediatric specialists in Minneapolis are on site, not on call, so they can get to children immediately.

A night in the ED with a child life specialist

Patients experienced less anxiety when they left the emergency department when a child life specialist was involved in their care.