Public Health Mission
To reduce morbidity and mortality among immigrants, refugees, travelers, expatriates, and other globally mobile populations, and to prevent the introduction, transmission, and spread of communicable diseases through regulation, science, research, preparedness, and response.
To prevent the introduction, transmission, and interstate spread of communicable diseases into the United States and its territories.
DGMQ achieves its mission through Immigrant, Refugee and Migrant Health, Quarantine and Border Health Services, Travelers' Health, Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Community Interventions for Infection Control, and United States-Mexico Health activities.
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine Organization
The Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) is one of 7 divisions within the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). To learn more about each branch and program, read About the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, or click an area of interest in the chart below.
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Control of Communicable Diseases: Interstate and Foreign
On August 15, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) titled Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Control of Communicable Diseases: Interstate and Foreign. These proposed updates will provide greater transparency and improve the efficiency of HHS/CDC operations by codifying (to make an official code or regulations) many current CDC practices and procedures.