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Dakota County Medical Reserve Corps

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Dakota County

  • 10 people are interested

General Description

Join the Medical Reserve Corps
You can sign up to be a Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteer with or without specific health experience or certifications. The Public Health Department uses volunteers for a variety of things, especially in emergencies. We may need volunteers to help with:

▪ Specific healthcare tasks, like administering immunizations or dispensing medications
▪ Assisting with child care emergency plans
▪ Monitoring areas or clinic sites
▪ Operating a hotline to respond to questions from the public

Medical Reserve Corps-Dakota County volunteers are offered other opportunities for training and activities to strengthen the community during non-emergency times. More information on the many functions of the Medical Reserve Corps can be found here.


  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Must live or work in Dakota County
  • Must complete a background check with Dakota County
  • Must be physically able to respond to situations in an emergency
  • Your information will be registered in a state emergency response database

Required Training

Medical Reserve Corps volunteers must complete two online trainings to be fully registered.

The trainings cover:

  • Duties of a Medical Reserve Corps volunteer
  • How to prepare for a public health emergency
  • Your role in a public health emergency
  • Volunteer opportunities available through the Medical Reserve Corps

Interested? Contact us for more information.

Katrina DeVore, MPH

Public Health Emergency Preparedness Specialist

Dakota County Public Health

14955 Galaxie Ave

Apple Valley, MN 55124


Fax: 952-891-0418


More opportunities with Dakota County

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Dakota County


1590 Highway 55, Hastings, MN 55033, US

Mission Statement

Building Stronger Communities through Empowered Volunteers.


Looking to lend a hand? We'd be happy to have you! Our volunteer opportunities run the gamut. Enhance the environment, influence struggling youth, encourage lifelong learning and so much more. The time you commit is in your control. Dive into a daylong event, volunteer in a monthslong program or help us out for years to come. No matter what you choose, you'll be building a better community. So go ahead, pick you passion and start feeling food about giving back.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety


We'll work with your schedule.


Dakota CountyDakota County, MN 55124



  • Event Management
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Healthcare


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies depending on event.

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