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April 13, 2022

MNAAP offers these social media images for members to use as part of an ongoing social media effort to encourage caregivers and families to vaccinate their child or teen against COVID-19. These graphics were developed as part of a grant from the American Academy of Pediatrics to increase positive social media messaging about COVID-19 vaccination. […]

March 16, 2022

One in six Minnesota children experiences food insecurity, yet one in four food-insecure kids comes from a household that doesn’t qualify for support, according to the Minnesota Hunger Initiative. Hunger-Free Schools are essential to ensure all students are supported in achieving their academic potential; that all students have access to nutritious options while they are […]

February 7, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced Wednesday that it would add congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) to the list of conditions for which Minnesota newborns are routinely screened. According to MDH, cCMV is the first infectious disease to be added to the panel. cCMV is the most common viral infection in newborns. Affected newborns are at risk for intellectual […]

January 31, 2022

Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan earlier this week announced proposals to support Minnesota children and families in their supplemental budget recommendations for the upcoming legislative session. The proposal aims to make investments in schools, child care, and paid family and medical leave. In response to these recommendations, MNAAP President Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP, applauded […]

January 21, 2022

The issue of advocating for pediatricians and addressing physician burnout in Minnesota has been raised several times over recent months in various MNAAP forums, including the November and January board of directors meetings, executive committee meetings and the all member survey. This topic has also been addressed at the National AAP level and also by […]

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