Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an illness that can spread from person-to-person. People should take steps to protect themselves by stopping the spread of germs. For the most up-to-date information, visit the
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) websites.
Viruses don't discriminate, and neither should we. Stigma will not fight the virus but sharing accurate information will.
Dakota County COVID-19 Statistics
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Dakota County Public Health is now scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments based on state guidelines.
Go to the COVID-19 Vaccine page
Testing for COVID-19
Dakota County is providing
free COVID-19 testing at multiple locations.
The Minnesota Department of Health has information regarding
testing locations and
getting your test results.
Dakota County COVID-19 resources
Reporting COVID-19 complaints
All COVID-19 complaints can be filed at the state level for businesses not following COVID-19 guidelines:
- To report food, pool and lodging businesses, fill out this Minnesota Department of Health
online complaint form or call their compliance line at 651-201-4500.
- To report fraud, health-related scams, cybercrimes, hate crimes, or other civil and criminal law concerns, fill out this Minnesota Attorney General's
online complaint form or call 651-657-3787.
- For employees reporting workplace compliance or safety concerns, send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651-284-5050.
- For all other COVID-19 violations, send an email to
email@example.com or call 651-793-3746.
Dakota County has a public hotline to answer COVID-19 questions. Interpreters available.
Dakota County health questions:
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Minnesota Department of Health also has three public hotlines. Interpreters available.
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
School and child care questions:
651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Stay at Home violation complaints
Learn more about COVID-19