Stories that change you forever

When you work with the most amazing people on earth, you’re bound to have some interesting stories to tell. Every day amazing things happen here at Children’s Minnesota. From a single child’s incredible story to a research breakthrough that helps thousands of kids, we have stories that will change the way you see the world.

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Learn more about Children’s Minnesota news and events, what’s going on at our hospitals and clinics, and our experts in the news. You can also read stories written by our staff, patients and families.

Children’s Minnesota Stories

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How can kids get vaccinations during COVID-19?

From well-child check-ups to critical immunizations to ill visits, Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children's Minnesota, shares more about how families can maintain their children's health during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Help prevent the spread of COVID-19: How to make homemade face masks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public places where it may be difficult to maintain social distancing, such as the grocery store. Learn how to make your own face masks.

Children’s Minnesota employee among Business of Pride honorees

Join us in congratulating Gregory Johnson, lead human resources business partner at Children's Minnesota, for being selected as a Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal “2020 Business of Pride” honoree.

How to care for COVID-19 symptoms at home

Coronavirus, or COVID-19, can certainly be scary; however, most people, especially children, will have mild symptoms that can be managed at home. Learn how to manage COVID-19 symptoms at home.

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Children’s Minnesota doctors recognized as “Rising Stars” by peers in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2020 “Rising Stars.”

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Your 2020 New Year’s resolution: Quit vaping

Quitting vaping isn't easy, that's why Dr. Anne Griffiths, pediatric pulmonologist and vaping expert at Children's Minnesota, is sharing how parents can help their kids quit vaping and e-cigarette usage this year.

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Vaping, e-cigs and tampered cartridges

Nearly 25 percent of teens use e-cigarettes or vapes. Experts at Children's Minnesota found a cluster of cases of severe lung damage in teens and young adults that they believe to be linked to vaping. With vaping becoming a national epidemic, concerned parents and news outlets have turned to Children's for answers.

Children’s Minnesota reaches audiences across the country through coverage on the dangers of vaping

Children's Minnesota has garnered extensive national attention on the topic of vaping, and has become the thought leader on the subject.

Calendar of Events

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April 9 Living with Grief: Grandparent/Aunt/Uncle programs

April 9, 2020, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., St. Paul

April 9 Living with Grief: Parent Program

April 9, 2020, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., St. Paul

April 9 Living with Grief: Youth program

April 9, 2020, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., St. Paul

News & Press Releases

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Children’s Minnesota doctors recognized as “Rising Stars” by peers in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2020 “Rising Stars.”

Children’s Minnesota joins “A World of Hearts” movement

Amid the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Children’s Minnesota and its patients have joined the “A World of Hearts” movement to inspire hope.

Coronavirus update from Children’s Minnesota and MNAAP

Patsy Stinchfield and Dr. Anu Kalasar explained what health care providers should know about COVID-19, and discussed actions taken around the world, in the US, across the state and here at Children’s Minnesota.

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