Dr. Elizabeth Placzek, a pediatrician at Children’s Minnesota, explains how childhood vaccines are proven to be safe and effective at reducing serious illness and more.
To reduce flu vaccination disparities, the Health Equity team and Collective for Community Health at Children’s Minnesota developed a new, data-driven approach to their community vaccine clinics thanks to a grant from the United Health Foundation.
Zander's story shows how the Children’s Minnesota Concussion Clinic provides comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment for children and young adults who have concussions caused by sports, accidents or falls.
Get tips from the kid experts on how to keep your kids safe as cases of the flu and RSV rise.
Are you wondering where and how to get vaccines related to the flu, RSV and COVID-19? Get information from Children’s Minnesota.
After testing positive for Influenza B, Emmily worsened where she spent 10 weeks on ECMO, and 13 weeks in our PICU.
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.
Experts now consider the flu to be widespread in the US and Minnesota and it appears to be hitting kids harder. Children's saw 325 lab-confirmed influenza cases during the last week of December. We also saw more flu-related hospitalizations during this period. Normally, 10-15 children are admitted to our hospitals in a week, but the last week of December saw 28 new hospitalizations for the illness.