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The Kid Experts bring car seat safety to the community

The injury prevention team at Children’s Minnesota has taken a proactive approach to help educate families about the importance of car seats and how to use them correctly.

St. Paul PICU celebrates five years of preventing central line associated blood stream infections

Children’s Minnesota is ecstatic to share that The Kid Experts® in the St. Paul pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) celebrated five years without a central line associated blood stream infection (CLABSI). A CLABSI can be a serious setback in the recovery of a critically-ill child who requires a central line, which is a thin tube inserted into a large vein that goes to the heart. It can result in a longer, more expensive hospital stay, and even increase morbidity and mortality.

Dex Tuttle named 2023 Program Coordinator of the Year by Injury Free Coalition for Kids

Congratulations to Dex Tuttle, injury prevention program manager at Children’s Minnesota, for being named the 2023 Program Coordinator of the Year by the Injury Free Coalition for Kids!

It translates: Injury prevention videos make household safety tips accessible and equitable

While there are some safety education resources available in a few languages from various organizations, injury prevention material is unfortunately inaccessible to many of our families. Learn how the injury prevention program at Children's Minnesota is trying to change that.

Swimming safety tips

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, provides you with some water safety basics.

How to Become a Hospital Security Officer (Career Path)

Children's Minnesota career guides

Children’s Minnesota expert co-authors report on firearm injury prevention in the United States

A new study co-authored by Dr. Andrew Kiragu, critical care physician at Children’s Minnesota, reveals guns are now the leading cause of death among kids 0 to 19 years old in the United States.

Children’s Minnesota experts present at the Western Pediatric Trauma Conference

Dr. Nathaniel Kreykes, pediatric surgeon and trauma medical director at Children’s Minnesota, presented at the Western Pediatric Trauma Conference virtually on Thursday, July 15, with Laura Plasencia, trauma services manager at Children’s Minnesota, as the moderator for this session.

Protecting your baby from the sun

Get our tips for protecting your baby from the sun.

Swim safely this summer with drowning prevention tips and swimming lessons

Many families enjoy spending warm summer days in and around the water. But, as we’ve seen already this season, these gatherings can unfortunately take a tragic turn when a child goes under the water. However, these tragedies are preventable.