Kids Health Matters
Archive: November, 2020
For families like Colton’s, the costs of care can be overwhelming. That’s why our donor-funded Gillette Assistance Program exists—to help families worry less about finances so they can focus solely on their child’s care. Not all heroes wear capes, but you can become a hero for kids like Colton when you support Gillette with your donation today.
Nov. 30, 2020
Neurology and Neurosurgery
Pizza and a Passion for Neurology: Meet Jamie Eskuri, MD
A new pediatric neurologist at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare discovered a passion for her field while eating a slice of pizza. Jamie Eskuri, MD, is excited to begin working with Gillette families and to be back in the state she considers home.
Nov. 30, 2020
Brain Injury and Concussion
A Conversation with Angela Sinner, DO
Angela Sinner, DO has worked as a Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Physician at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare for nearly a decade. She is the co-director of Gillette's inpatient rehabilitation unit and Sinner specializes in treating cerebral palsy, muscle spasticity and tone management, as well as traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Learn more about her, here:
Nov. 24, 2020
Child and Family Services
Increasing Gratitude and Decreasing Stress During This Holiday Season
The holidays, like almost everything else this year, will be different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Matt Witham, PhD, manager of Child and Family Services at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, has some advice to modify traditions and keep our celebrations happy.
Nov. 23, 2020
Epilepsy and Seizures
Epilepsy Diagnosis, Treatment and Support at Gillette
A diagnosis of epilepsy can be a confusing time for a family and child. November is Epilepsy Awareness Month and Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare wants to remind families we're a source for expert diagnosis, treatment and support of people who have epilepsy.
Nov. 17, 2020
Klobuchar and Gillette Call for More Influenza Preparations
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) joined officials from Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare to urge the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure the influenza vaccine is available. According to a statement released by Klobuchar’s office, recent reports of indicate that some regions of the country have experience shortages of influenza vaccines, including some towns in Minnesota.
Nov. 16, 2020
COVID-19 Cases Spike in Minnesota
Minnesota and neighboring states have hit record numbers of COVID-19 cases recently. This spike in cases of the virus prompted Minnesota Governor, Tim Walz, to announce increased restrictions regarding group gatherings earlier this afternoon. These new restrictions will be enacted at 10 p.m. on Friday, November 13.
Nov. 12, 2020