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Children's Minnesota team works to assemble face shields

Children’s Minnesota employees succeed at making face shields for safety

Children's Minnesota staff joined together to produce reusable face shields with the goal of keeping their colleagues, patients and families safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Children’s Minnesota patient and family amenities have changed

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Children’s Minnesota is closing some hospital amenities to slow the spread of the illness.

How to talk with kids about COVID-19

Child life specialists Sam Schackman and Margaret Monson from Children's Minnesota share tips to help the kids in your life understand coronavirus as well as tips for parenting during a time of stress.

Coronavirus update from Children’s Minnesota and MNAAP

Patsy Stinchfield and Dr. Anu Kalasar explained what health care providers should know about COVID-19, and discussed actions taken around the world, in the US, across the state and here at Children’s Minnesota.

Is it safe for my family to travel?

But this year, many parents are wondering: Should my family travel this spring break because of COVID-19? Patsy Stinchfield answers parents' questions.

What should I do if my child gets coronavirus?

We’re sure you have heard of coronavirus, and you may be wondering what to do if your child catches the illness. We're sharing what you need to know.

Coronavirus: Should families have back-up plans for sick days?

We’re sharing how you can make a family emergency plan that works for your family just in case you come down with an illness.

Parent taking child's temperature while he lays in bed with a teddy bear

Flu vs. COVID-19: What’s the difference and which one do I have?

If you're feeling sick, you may wonder: Do I have coronavirus? We're helping you understand the key differences between the flu, a cold and COVID-19.

COVID-19 and pregnancy: What expecting moms need to know

How does COVID-19 (coronavirus) affect pregnant women and their unborn babies? Our experts answer your questions about coronavirus, pregnancy and your baby.

What can I do to prevent coronavirus?

While the news about COVID-19 (coronavirus) may seem scary, there are some simple steps that you can take to prevent your family from getting or spreading the illness.