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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.

Equity in the time of coronavirus

Dr. Marc Gorelick shares how COVID-19 can bring us together, but can be divisive as some choose to put individual interest above the collective good.

Children’s Minnesota and MNAAP host COVID-19 webinar

Pediatric health care providers from across Minnesota tuned in to a webinar presented by Children’s Minnesota and the Minnesota chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP): COVID-19: What are pediatric practices doing differently?

How can kids get vaccinations during COVID-19?

From well-child check-ups to critical immunizations to ill visits, Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children's Minnesota, shares more about how families can maintain their children's health during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Help prevent the spread of COVID-19: How to make homemade face masks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public places where it may be difficult to maintain social distancing, such as the grocery store. Learn how to make your own face masks.

How to care for COVID-19 symptoms at home

COVID-19 can be scary. Learn how to manage your child's symptoms at home or if you should bring them to Children's Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota is now accepting patients up to age 25 during COVID-19 outbreak

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO at Children's Minnesota, shares more about the pediatric health care system's decision to serve patients up to age 25 during the COVID-19 outbreak.