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Everything we do is centered around helping you raise happy and healthy kids.

Our 9 pediatric primary care clinics are conveniently located throughout the Twin Cities metro area so your family can access the best care, close to home. See list of our locations »

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Our team provides essential care for your child, such as:

Treatment for common illnesses like the flu and minor injuries

Support for growth and development, including behavior and nutrition

Convenient ways to treat illnesses, including virtual care and walk-in care

Since our primary care clinics are part of one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States, we also have an extensive range of experts and resources across 2 hospitals with 24/7 emergency rooms and specialty centers and rehab sites located throughout the metro area to treat even the most complicated illnesses and injuries.

What makes us special?

Your family’s total health is our top priority, and that means going above and beyond the recommended standards of health care for children.

As your partner in parenting, we maximize your child’s health, comfort and safety by providing helpful tools and resources that improve the well-being of the entire family. About our mission to provide expert care for kids »

Here are just a few programs and initiatives that make the care at Children’s Minnesota special:

Whole-child care

Caring for your child’s total health — mind, body and spirit — is just one way Children’s Minnesota clinics stand out. Our integrated behavioral health program allows your child to receive behavioral health care, right at their primary care clinic.

Helping parents manage common child behaviors

From tantrums and anxiety to sibling conflict, Behavior Checker® is a helpful online parenting tool that gives you healthy ways to solve common behaviors.

Preventing and treating pain

We do everything possible to take the fear and discomfort out of needle procedures. Our Children’s Comfort Promise includes four steps that make needles less scary for kids of all ages.

Giving little ones the strongest start possible

Did you know 80 percent of a child’s brain is developed before the age of 3? We’ve teamed up with the Little Moments Count program to offer tools like parent-powered texts with tips and activities customized for your child’s specific age.

Encouraging an early love of reading

Children’s Minnesota participates in the national Reach Out and Read® program, which enables our clinics to provide kids with a free, age-appropriate book at every well-child check-up from six months through five years. Gigi Chawla, MD, of Children’s Minnesota, is the medical director for Reach Out and Read Minnesota.

Connecting families with community resources

Our Community Connect program helps families access existing social services for necessities like housing, transportation, food and employment.

We know parenting is a job that never stops. That’s why we’re committed to making your life easier by also providing convenient services such as:

Convenient appointment options

When your child is ill, you don’t want to wait to see a health care provider. That’s why we offer:

  • Walk-in care and same-day appointments: Some clinics offer walk-in care or same-day appointments for minor illnesses. See our locations
  • Weekend and evening hours: Many clinics offer care beyond regular business hours
  • Online scheduling: Make an appointment online from your mobile phone, tablet or computer
  • Virtual care: All our clinics offer virtual care visits so you can video conference with your care team from the
    comfort of home. Virtual care information
  • 24/7 nurse line: Talk with a triage nurse any time of the day or night by calling your clinic. Triage nurses can help
    you decide if your child should see a doctor or receive care at home

Online access to medical records

You can view parts of your child’s medical records, such as visit summaries and lab results on your computer or phone.

Interpreter services

We offer interpreters for our patients. Learn more about interpreter services, or call us at (612) 813-7600 to request an interpreter.

Policy update: transitioning to adult heath care

Children’s Minnesota and Partners in Pediatrics primary care clinics are no longer accepting new patients aged 18+. Existing patients will need to transition to adult care by age 22. We encourage you to consult your clinician for transitioning assistance. Go here for additional information. Your understanding is greatly appreciated.

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Safeguarding your family’s privacy and ensuring you feel respected and comfortable at every visit to our clinics and hospitals is important to us. Get more information about: