Atlanta Quarantine Station

The Quarantine Station phone numbers below are for public health partners only.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) operates a quarantine station in Atlanta. The station’s jurisdiction includes all ports in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Quarantine Station Activities

  • Respond to reports of illness or death on airplanes, cargo vessels, and other conveyances at international ports of entry within jurisdiction.
  • Review medical records of migrants who will reside permanently in the United States. Notify state and local health departments of any migrants with specific medical conditions.
  • Partner with other federal agencies and local and state health departments, private medical providers, and hospitals in preparedness activities related to quarantine and isolation at ports of entry.
  • Monitor importations that may have pathogens infectious to humans.
  • Partner with health departments regarding emergency response, migrant health, and other public health issues.

Annual Ports of Entry Statistics

Major Airport Arrivals

Number of international passengers

  • Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport: 4.3 million
  • Charlotte-Douglas International Airport: 1.2 million
  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport: 71,400
Major Seaport Arrivals

Number of international cruise and cargo ship passengers and crew

  • Savannah, GA: 14,996
  • Charleston, SC: 326,772
Contact Information

(404) 639-1220 24-hour access

On call: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
This phone number is for public health partner use only.

Office Hours of Operation: 7 days per week: 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET

Location/Inside Deliveries (FedEx):

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl. Airport
CDC Atlanta Quarantine Station
2600 Maynard H. Jackson Boulevard
Concourse F, Suite 2425J
Atlanta, GA 30354

CDC Atlanta Quarantine Station

P.O. Box 45256
Atlanta, GA 30320

eFax: (404) 471-2825
Fax: (404) 209-3937