May 26, 2021 (St. Paul, MN) – Minnesota children and youth are in the midst of an emergency situation as firearm violence continues to claim young lives and create life-long trauma. Five months into 2021, already 20 children in Minneapolis have been the victims of gun violence, including five in the last month. These heart-breaking incidents reinforce […]
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May 7, 2021 (St. Paul, MN) – Children and teens ages 12 to 15 may soon be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through emergency use authorization, and the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP) is urging parents and caregivers to take this time to make sure children and teens are caught […]
April 12, 2018 (St. Paul, MN) — The Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as Outstanding Large Chapter of the Year by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The announcement was made before a large national forum of pediatric leaders at the AAP’s […]
April 21, 2017 (St. Paul, MN) – As the number of measles cases increases among young children in Hennepin County, more than 1,000 Minnesota pediatricians are reminding parents and caregivers about vaccine safety and efficacy and stressing the importance of up-to-date vaccinations. Measles is one of the most contagious viruses on earth and can be […]
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