More kids are heading back to school today with a dose of protection against COVID-19.
Kids Begin Receiving COVID-19 VaccineMore kids are heading back to school today with a dose of protection against COVID-19.
Children Urged To Get COVID-19 Vaccine As Cases SurgeAs COVID cases continue to surge across Minnesota, health officials are encouraging the newest eligible age group to get vaccinated, especially before holiday gatherings in a few weeks.
Children's Minnesota's Dr. Gigi Chawla On Diabetes In KidsNovember is National Diabetes Awareness Month.
MN Makes Plans To Start Vaccinating Children Ages 5 To 11Gov. Walz says the state will be ready to start vaccinating 5- to-11-year-olds as soon as final federal recommendations come.
WineFest Toasts To Children’s HealthThe annual event plays a critical role in pediatric research at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital (4:07) WCCO 4 Saturday Morning - July 17, 2021
Kids Ages 12 To 15 Could Soon Get COVID VaccineThe FDA is expected to approve the Pfizer vaccine for kids aged 12 to 15 in a matter of days. Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield reports, preparations in the Twin Cities are already underway (2:02) WCCO 4 News At 5 - May 4, 2021
When Will Kids Get The COVID Vaccine?Pfizer and Moderna have enrolled children 12 years and up in their pediatric trials for the COVID-19 vaccine. Kate Raddatz reports, some companies hope to have results by summer (2:05) WCCO 4 News At 5 - Feb. 24, 2021
Ronald McDonald House’s Giving Tree ProgramRonald McDonald Houses gives families a place to stay when their children are sick and getting medical care. This holiday season, you can help those families through their donation drive (2:35) WCCO 4 Saturday Morning - Dec. 12, 2020
What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota shares how to cope with Season Affective Disorder, especially in the midst of a pandemic (3:04) WCCO 4 Mid-Morning - Nov. 4, 2020
Doctors Warn Hand Sanitizer Poses Health Risk To KidsDoctors say that hand sanitizers with methanol are prohibited but some have found their way on the market, Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield reports (2:27). WCCO 4 News At 5 - October 23, 2020
What Have We Learned About COVID & Kids?Many Minnesota children headed back into classrooms amid concerns about catching and spreading coronavirus (). WCCO Mid-Morning - October 14, 2020
Check In On Family On World Mental Health Awareness DayParents might worry how their kids are coping with COVID-19, social distancing and school, explains Dr. Sarah Jerstad, a pediatric psychologist at Children’s Minnesota (4:13). WCCO Mid-Morning - October 7, 2020
How Families Can Prep For Hospital Stays During COVIDDr. Lindsey Yock from Children's Minnesota explains (3:15). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 30, 2020
Many Parents Say They Won't Vaccinate Their KidsDoctors say it's critical to get vaccinated this year because the flu and the coronavirus have similar symptoms and a surge in flu cases could overwhelm the health system (3:32). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 28, 2020
Thursday Marks 'Give To Kids Day'Children’s Minnesota is home to the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the Upper Midwest. Jennifer Soderholm, president of Children’s Minnesota Foundation, discusses efforts to help kids battling cancer (3:31). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 24, 2020
Recommendations For Kids With Asthma During PandemicDr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, talks about caring for children who have asthma (4:23). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 19, 2020
Important To Keep Kids Up To Date On ImmunizationsNurse practitioner Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection prevention at Children's Minnesota talks about the importance of immunizations (3:28). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 12, 2020
Mother Donates Kidney To Toddler In NeedThe first year of 3-year old Maverick Morrell's life was filled with hospital and doctor's visits, Danya Bacchus reports (2:02). WCCO 4 News At Noon - July 17, 2020
Whatever Happens With Schools, Schedule Your Kids' Check-Ups AnywayDr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children's Minnesota, explains (3:54). WCCO Mid-Morning - July 15, 2020
How To Keep Kids Safe This July 4th Holiday WeekendDr. Gigi Chawla shares some tips for parents and families to stay safe (4:01). WCCO Mid-Morning - July 1, 2020
'U' Announces Breakthrough On Treating Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisordersDoctors believe they're only beginning to understand the problems drinking alcohol while pregnant will lead to, Jeff Wagner reports (2:01). WCCO 4 News At 5 - June 19, 2020
More On The Rare COVID-19 Complication Concerning ParentsMultisystem Inflammatory Syndrome has many parents on edge, Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children's Minnesota, explains (4:24). WCCO Mid-Morning - June 17, 2020
Boy Can't Get Heart Valve Repair Due To COVID-19 Elective Surgeries DelayFor months, Josh and Amy Porter anticipated a springtime surgery to fix their son's leaking heart valve, but now they don't know when for sure he'll get the surgery, Bill Hudson reports (2:07). WCCO 4 News at 6 - April 15, 2020
How To Keep Up With Your Kids' Health Checkups These DaysDuring this time when parents are concerned about COVID-19, there are many other really important health check-ups that kids still need, Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children's Minnesota, explains (5:22). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 8, 2020