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Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children associated with COVID-19

Children's Minnesota experts explain what parents need to know about the possible relationship between COVID-19 and Kawasaki-like symptoms.

How to help your kids keep reading during stay-at-home order and distance learning

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics and medical director of Reach out and Read Minnesota, shares tips for reading with kids of any age.

What new and expecting mothers need to know about breastmilk and coronavirus

It’s normal to be concerned about your baby getting coronavirus or giving this illness to your baby. We’re answering the questions you have about breastfeeding and COVID-19.

COVID-19 and preexisting conditions: What you need to know

Children’s Minnesota is sharing what you need to know about caring for kids with preexisting conditions as we navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic together.

How can families navigate technology and distance learning during COVID-19

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares how families can balance screen time recommendations with the social connection kids need during social distancing.

Children’s Minnesota combines medical-surgical units

Children's Minnesota temporarily combines medical-surgical units at our Minneapolis hospital. Our St. Paul hospital remains open for a variety of other services during this time.

Is COVID-19 affecting kids’ mental health? What parents need to know

Dr. Sarah Jerstad shares what parents need to know about keeping their kids' minds and bodies healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19: What’s changed, where are we now and what comes next?

April 23, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Anu Kalaskar, MD

Virtual care services at Children’s Minnesota are rapidly expanding

Children’s Minnesota is responding to changing patient, family and provider needs as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold. In order to offer the best care possible, we are expanding virtual care for specialty services, primary care and inpatient units.

Children’s Minnesota staff explain personal protective equipment through song

Personal protective equipment (PPE) can be scary to kids, that’s why our staff joined together to create a song and music video to put kids’ minds at ease when they see care teams wearing PPE.