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Getting elementary kids ready for school again in 2021

Dr. Gig Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, provides tips for parents and students to prepare to head back to school.

Children’s Minnesota partners with Minnesota’s public school systems to offer training for nurses

Children’s Minnesota was excited to partner with Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools to offer two education sessions to school nurses. The goal of these two virtual events was to prepare school nurses to care for their students both mentally and physically as they start the school year during the COVID pandemic.

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Getting ready for school… 5 years in advance

In early childhood, physical, cognitive, emotional and social development occur at a rate that far exceeds any other stage of human life.

Great Clips Cut-a-thon

The 28th annual Great Clips cut-a-thon will take place from Saturday, August 28, through Friday, September 3, 2021. Great Clips salons are donating a portion of proceeds from each haircut to support the school re-entry program at Children’s Minnesota. This program helps kids with cancer and other serious illnesses go back to school with confidence. The Great Clips cut-a-thon has raised more than $1.6M for the school re-entry program to date.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Important steps to prepare teens for college

Dr. Gigi Chawla and daughter Maddy share tips to ease parents' and kids' anxiety during the college transition.

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Find that summer-schedule sweet spot

Dr. Gigi Chawla shares advice for how to make the school-to-summer adjustment easier.