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Tips to make COVID-19 tests more comfortable for children

Abbey Menth, registered nurse clinic supervisor and COVID-19 test administrator, shares ways Children’s Minnesota and parents can make COVID-19 tests easier for kids.

What is integrated behavioral health and how can it help my child?

At Children’s Minnesota, we integrate behavioral health professionals into our primary care setting so we ensure children get the care they need when they need it most.

Children’s Minnesota employees gifted hijabs during Muslim holiday celebrations

Local business Henna & Hijabs created Children’s Minnesota-branded hijabs, which were then offered to employees during Muslim holiday celebrations.

Going back to school safely

School will look much different this fall as Minnesota continues to make careful choices to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our communities.

How is COVID-19 affecting college students?

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, and her daughter Carly—who is about to start her freshman year at college—joined WCCO to give advice to families who may have a child going to college during COVID-19.

Children’s Minnesota takes extra steps to provide safe care

Children’s Minnesota remains a safe place for kids to get the care they need—from routine well-child check-ups to emergency care to surgeries.

Recognizing cleft and craniofacial awareness month

To celebrate cleft and craniofacial awareness month, we're sharing more about the amazing work our cleft and craniofacial providers do to help our patients and their families.

Are COVID-19 and vaping connected? A pediatric pulmonologist explains.

For those who vape or smoke, the risks for complications if you get COVID-19 might be even greater. Dr. Anne Griffiths, a pediatric pulmonologist at Children’s Minnesota, explains the possible connection between vaping and COVID-19 complications.

Natalie Lu and Yung Lu at the end of the race.

Love at the finish line: A Team Superstars love story

Natalie Lu, quality and patient safety coach at Children’s Minnesota and Team Superstars charity athlete, began a race last fall like any other. At the end, Natalie was given a life-changing surprise.

COVID-19 and trauma: Mental health struggles among black teens

We talked with Dr. Sarah Jerstad, associate clinical director of psychological services at Children’s Minnesota St. Paul hospital, about the stress teens of color are feeling right now due to COVID-19 and racial injustice, and about how parents can help.