As we get closer to fall, we’re reminded that there’s another respiratory virus about to hit in addition to COVID-19 – influenza. And, once again, it’s more important than ever that you and your family get influenza vaccines this year.
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Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection control at Children's Minnesota, joined Senator Amy Klobuchar in a press conference on the importance of vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Patsy Stinchfield, PNP, honored with Nancy Ford Springer Health Achievement Award for vaccination advocacy work
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Children’s Minnesota St. Paul campus was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for achieving high influenza vaccination rates among facility employees during the 2018-19 flu season.
Children’s partnered with parents and caregivers to implement the Comfort Promise, which means we will do everything possible to help prevent and treat pain. While we can’t completely remove the pain resulting from needles, we can make them a lot less scary!
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Between school, sports and activities, homework, and more, fall is a busy time for families. Although there’s a lot on parents’ minds, influenza vaccinations, or flu shots, should be top of mind this time of year. Patsy Stinchfield, APRN, CNP, senior director of infection prevention, explains what parents need to know about flu shots.