Kids Health Matters
Archive: December, 2020
Safety and Wellness
The first round of COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by Pfizer is currently being given to providers and staff at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. You can look for many of our providers and care givers to be protected against this virus, so they can better provide you with care you need in a safe way. This is a major step in the fight against COVID-19.
Dec. 30, 2020
My New Year’s Resolution For Now and Always: Being Courageous for My Daughter
Most parents would tell you that having a child changes your life in ways you never could have imagined. That certainly was the case for my husband, Mike and me. Our daughter, Peyton, is now 9 years old, and it’s been a journey of hope, faith and love.
Dec. 28, 2020
Safety and Wellness
Two Powerful Words: Thank. You.
This past year has been challenging and the health providers, executives and staff at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare have a special message for our families.
Dec. 23, 2020
A Year of Stories Powered by Your Support
Behind every breakthrough in our research and behind all the exceptional care at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, there is a community of generous donors who help make it possible. When we share stories on Kids Health Matters throughout the year, we are not only applauding the achievements of our patients and providers–we’re celebrating the extraordinary impact philanthropy has on our work.
Dec. 15, 2020
It’s More than a Doll: The Value of Seeing Yourself in the World
In a time where many may feel disconnected, the providers at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare are going out of their way to remind our patients and their families that we see them and that their inclusion matters. This is happening in a variety of ways, but let’s start with a girl named Mari and her new doll.
Dec. 13, 2020
Tune In and Make a Difference – KS95 For Kids Radiothon
Like so many of our favorite events, the 2020 KS95 for Kids Radiothon will look a little bit different this year – but the switch to a fully-virtual Radiothon means that there are even more ways to show your support!
Dec. 10, 2020
Child and Family Services
Handwashing Can Be Fun—Really!
To mark National Handwashing Awareness Week the Child and Family Services team at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare shares tips on how to teach children to keep their hands clean to avoid germs and take precautions against COVID-19.
Dec. 4, 2020
Gillette on the Job
Better Access and More Services at the Core of Changes at Gillette
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is making changes to help more families have more convenient access to our expert care and to better serve our community. Our newly renovated Maple Grove Clinic opened Dec. 1, 2020 and means Gillette can provide more services and offer coordinated and comprehensive care in one location in the West Metro area.
Dec. 2, 2020