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Archive: Month: April 2021

April 23, 2021

A ninth-grade Wayzata High School student took home top honors in a public service announcement contest hosted by the Minnesota Department of Health, in partnership with MNAAP and several other non-profit organizations across the state. The Escape the Vape Video Challenge was a contest to engage Minnesota students and raise awareness of the dangers of using vapes, […]

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is interested in learning more about the health impacts of climate change on Minnesota communities. The MN Climate & Health Program at MDH is collaborating with Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate and the University of Minnesota’s School of Nursing to learn how climate change is clinically manifesting in Minnesota; understand […]

April 18, 2021

MNAAP recognizes racism as a public health crisis that is having devastating effects on children and families in our state. The Sunday, April 11 killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center brings incredible pain and renewed intensity to the importance of dismantling the systemic racism that plagues BIPOC communities. MNAAP recognizes that racism and […]

April 9, 2021

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released a new public service announcement portraying parents who get their children caught up on their vaccines as animated superheroes in the latest installment in the AAP’s Call Your Pediatrician campaign urging childhood immunizations. The PSA is available in English and Spanish. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s public sector vaccine […]

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