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COVID-19, winter allergies and asthma: How can I tell the difference?

In the winter months, many people may be wondering: How can I tell the difference between winter allergies, asthma and COVID-19 symptoms?

New COVID-19 measures for safety

Governor Tim Walz is taking new steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 as case counts surge in the state. Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, talked with WCCO about what the new safety measures mean for families.

Tips to celebrate the holidays safely during COVID-19

We’re nearing the end of the year which means the holidays are coming up and people are wondering – how can I celebrate the holidays safely this year? Learn more.

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Parenting during a pandemic

Children’s Minnesota is sharing tips to help parents cope with changes and raising children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Children’s Minnesota hosts election to show kids the importance of voting

Star Studio, our in-house TV station at our Minneapolis and St. Paul hospitals, hosted an election-themed show where our two mascots – Sparkle and Twinkle – competed to win the 2020 Children’s Minnesota election.

Seven ways Children’s Minnesota’s Spina Bifida Clinic provides remarkable care

The Children's Minnesota multidisciplinary clinic provides remarkable care to patients from across the upper Midwest from infancy through young adulthood.

Pediatrician-approved Halloween celebrations

This year, Halloween is going to look a lot different because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But have no fear! We're sharing pediatrician-approved celebrations.

Robyn Gizzi, APRN, CNP, named Minnesota’s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner of the Year

Congratulations to Robyn Gizzi, APRN, CNP, for being named Minnesota’s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (MN NAPNAP)!

COVID-19 and sports: Which sports are safe for kids to play?

Learn more about the safety and risk of playing sports during COVID-19.

Sarah opens up about pregnancy loss: She offers tips for support

When families experience a pregnancy loss, it is important to lead with empathy. Empathy can be brief and powerful, and it can help the person feel understood and cared for during an often scary, emotionally difficult time. Sarah, who has suffered through three miscarriages, shared some of her reflections on the experience and advice on supporting families.