Home | MNAAP Members Voice Support for 5-11 COVID Vaccine

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November 22, 2021

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made the Nov. 2 landmark announcement recommending that eligible 5-11-year-olds receive the COVID-19 vaccine, MNAAP members were at the ready to offer their support and guidance to parents and families. MNAAP President Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP, along with members Krishnan Subrahmanian, MD, FAAP; Andrea Singh, MD, […]

October 11, 2021

In less time than it might take to wait at the drive-thru of your favorite coffee shop, you can provide the MNAAP Board of Directors with important feedback. The MNAAP annual member survey is a great way to share your thoughts on your priorities, challenges, and interests. Your responses provide valuable information and direction as the chapter determines its goals and […]

June 21, 2021

Caring for young children can be one of life’s most rewarding experiences and it’s difficult to know where to start looking for resources when families want help supporting their little ones! Minnesota Help Me Connect is a new online navigator that connects pregnant and parenting families with young children birth to 8 years of age with services […]

May 24, 2021

There are more than 24,000 children youth and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) under the age of 21 on Minnesota state programs. ASD is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United States. In 2015, Minnesota created the Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIDBI) benefit. The benefit provides early intervention for children, youth […]

May 7, 2021

According to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), 2020-21 school immunization data showed a troubling drop in the percentage of kindergarten and seventh-grade students fully vaccinated. Coverage for kindergarten students dropped by 3 percentage points for MMR, Varicella, DTaP, and Polio, when comparing the 2019-20 kindergarten cohort to the 2020-21 cohort. Larger decreases in coverage […]

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