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Common questions and answers about the COVID-19 vaccination

Here are some answers to common questions to help you decide to get your child or yourself vaccinated against COVID-19.

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine as a teen

Michelle Ramirez Armendariz, Children’s Minnesota Marketing and Communications intern and high school junior, talks about getting her COVID-19 vaccine at Children's Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota’s first heart transplant: John’s miraculous story

Hear the story of Children's Minnesota's first heart transplant.

Kangaroo care: A healing connection between mom and baby

In recognition of International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day, we’re celebrating families who use kangaroo care to help their babies grow big and strong. Heather and now 9-week-old Lucy know first-hand how beneficial it can be—especially when born premature.

Business Coalition of the Equality becomes largest business coalition in support of legal LGBTQ equality

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO of Children’s Minnesota, endorsed joining the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Business Coalition for the Equality Act on behalf of Children’s Minnesota. It has grown to be the largest business coalition in support of legal LGBTQ equality.

Baby Ozzie’s wait for a heart begins after a life-saving doctor’s visit

Ozzie appeared to be healthy and happy after he was born in August 2020. But something changed in late December. Ozzie threw up after two of the morning feedings, something he had not done before.

Understanding COVID-19 variants, the role of kids and the potential effects

Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection prevention and nurse practitioner at Children’s Minnesota, talks about everything you need to know about the current COVID-19 variants.

The Derek Chauvin trial and verdict, the killing of Daunte Wright: what are the impacts on our kids?

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, provides advice for families after the Chauvin verdict was announced.

Lactation specialists: what they do and how they can help

We talked with Emily Ross, staff registered nurse (RN) in the Lactation Support Program at Children’s Minnesota, St. Paul, and Katie Tocko, staff RN at Children’s Minnesota, St. Paul, about the importance of having lactation consultants help our patients and families.

A message from Dr. Gorelick about the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO of Children’s Minnesota, shares a message regarding the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict.