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Work Here Wednesday: Environmental services week

At Children’s Minnesota, the environmental services (EVS) team plays a vital role in keeping patients, staff and visitors safe by preventing hospital-acquired infections through their diligent cleaning processes and special care of patient rooms and public spaces.

Kohl’s grant supports Children’s Minnesota program addressing kids’ community health needs

To support Children's efforts to address the social determinants of health, Kohl's Cares funded a generous $500,000, two-year grant for the Community Connect program at the Minneapolis hospital.

What parents need to know about suicide

Suicide is the second leading cause of death in young people in Minnesota. While it's a difficult topic to discuss, Dr. Julie Erickson, LP, PhD, shares what parents need to know about depression and suicide.

Minnesota Perinatal Organization conference

The Minnesota Perinatal Organization conference is Sept. 19-20, 2019. Four Children’s-affiliated speakers are presenting state-of-the-art information on obstetric and newborn care practices.

Dr. Mark Bergeron discusses pediatric virtual care with MetroDoctors

Mark Bergeron, MD, MPH Medical Director of Children’s Minnesota Special Care Nurseries, Neonatal Virtual Care and Associate Medical Director of Level IV NICU, discussed the strides made in virtual care at Children’s Minnesota, including the latest expansion into Neonatal Virtual Care with MetroDoctors.

1st annual Twin Cities Pediatric Update

We are excited to bring you the first annual collaborative conference between Children's Minnesota and the University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics. This two-day program offers practical information to help you stay current on relevant topics and recent advances in pediatrics important to your practice.

Minnesota Vikings head coach, Mike Zimmer, brings Children’s patient as guest to season-opener game

Many Minnesotans consider themselves Vikings superfans, but 11-year-old Kaden may just be the biggest fan. However, he had yet to watch a regular-season game at U.S. Bank Stadium. On Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, Vikings head coach, Mike Zimmer, invited Kaden to join him at the season opener game against the Atlanta Falcons.

95 years, 25 together

Celebrating 95 years, 25 together

Thank you to all who helped us celebrate “95 years/25 together” to mark our 95th year of service to patients and families in the Twin Cities community and our 25th anniversary of bringing together the Minneapolis and St. Paul pediatric hospitals to form Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Internship Spotlight: Amina Nooh, administrative services

In 2019, the equity and inclusion team at Children’s Minnesota worked hard to revamp the organization’s internship program. One of the goals of Children's revamped internship program is to bring a fresh perspective to the organization. We spoke with Amina Noor about her experience as an intern and her idea to make patients more comfortable at the hospital.

Minnesota Wild players with Children's Minnesota patients

Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise hosts skating party for Children’s Minnesota patients

Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise and his wife, Alisha, hosted a skating party for a group of Children’s Minnesota patients on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at TRIA Rink in downtown St. Paul. All patients, ranging from ages 9 to 17, who skated with Parise have a passion for hockey and play the sport themselves.