Dakota County, MN


Dakota County Emergency Response and Disaster Relief

Dakota County staff works closely with federal, state and local emergency preparedness partners to improve our readiness and response to natural disasters and other emergencies. 

  • The County continually evaluates hazards and seeks ways to keep preparedness at the highest level.
  • Detailed response plans are prepared, tested, and modified.
  • Training exercises conducted throughout the year help maintain staff proficiency; teach us how to locate, communicate with, and work with our partners; and improve our ability to respond to emergencies.
  • The County educates residents, businesses, schools and community organizations about possible emergencies and how to best prepare.
  • Our emergency responders are well-skilled and coordinated to provide quick and effective response.

Medical Reserve Corps. - Dakota County


The Dakota County Medical Reserve Corps. (MRC) is part of a national network of volunteers that are trained to assist with emergency and non-emergency public health events.  Dakota County Public Health is always looking for engaged and active community members to help strengthen the county’s preparedness capabilities and overall health.

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Dakota County Library

Farmington Library, Farmington

508 Third St.
Farmington, MN 55024


Regular Hours
Monday–Wednesday: Noon - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday–Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Closed on holidays


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Dakota County Veterans Services

Community Partnerships

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Disclaimer: The positions listed below are not with Dakota County Volunteers but with another organization located in Dakota County or serving Dakota County residents.

You may have to complete additional registration/documentation with the host organization to fully apply for these openings. The organizations that host these opportunities take full responsibility for the organization and management of their volunteers.

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