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Children’s Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Health team up on COVID-19 vaccine clinics for kids and families

The locations of the clinics are based on zip code data that indicated a higher vaccination rate among adults, but lower vaccination rates among children ages 5-11.

Children’s Minnesota launches Collective for Community Health and appoints Lauren Gilchrist as its senior director

The Collective will expand and deepen the organization’s existing community partnerships, working to co-create innovative solutions and leverage resources that improve the health of communities.

Children’s Minnesota appoints Andy Pugh as chief legal officer

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Pugh as senior vice president, chief legal officer, effective April 16, 2022.

Children’s Minnesota named a Leader in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce it received the designation of “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 15th anniversary edition of the Healthcare Equality Index.

Caroline Njau honored as one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce that Caroline Njau, senior vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer, is one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders of 2022.

Children’s Minnesota Hospital Board of Directors adds two new members

Children’s Minnesota announced the appointment of two new members to its hospital board of directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2022.

Children’s Minnesota announces Sam Githinji as Chief Information Security Officer

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce Sam Githinji has accepted the role of chief information security officer. In the role, Sam will be responsible for ensuring Children’s Minnesota has the processes and procedures in place to protect patient, employee and business information.

The Mother Baby Centers at United and Mercy recognized among best hospitals for maternity in the U.S.

The U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural list recognizes hospitals for their overall quality of care for uncomplicated pregnancies.

Children’s Minnesota fundraiser supports kids fighting cancer and blood disorders

Children’s Minnesota is partnering with more than 30 local businesses during September for the Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign, the health care system’s annual fundraiser for its cancer and blood disorders program.

Children’s Minnesota expands mental health services for teens

Children’s Minnesota is expanding its behavioral health services by offering a new outpatient mental health program for adolescents. Improving access to intensive treatment comes at a critical time as the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the mental health crisis for kids and teens.