Emergency Management

Coordination Against Disaster

The department coordinates all agencies within the jurisdiction to include public, private, and non-governmental organizations to ensure the protection of life and property in the event of threatened or actual natural disasters, terrorism, technological, or man-made events.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains the county plan for reacting to emergencies
  • During an actual emergency, the director coordinates the action
  • Trains other agencies to respond to emergencies

Coronavirus Updates

Stay up to date on the latest coronavirus information on the South Dakota Department of Health's website:


and at the Brookings County "

Be Ready Brookings

" website and Twitter feed.

Deer Creek Station 

Deer Creek Station Pipeline Emergency Drill Video
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