Dallas 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 located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The DFW station’s jurisdiction includes all ports in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and North Texas (Health Districts 1–3).

Quarantine Station Activities

  • Respond to reports of illness or death on airplanes at international ports of entry within station jurisdiction.
  • Support public health contact investigations to notify airline passengers and crew members when illness is reported after the completion of their travel.
  • Partner with other federal agencies and local and state health departments, medical providers, and hospitals in preparedness activities related to quarantine and isolation at ports of entry and in the community.
  • Support local and state health departments with implementing public health interventions to prevent disease transmission.
  • Review medical records of immigrants who will reside permanently in the United States. Notify state and local health departments and refer any immigrants with specific medical conditions requiring evaluation or treatment.
  • Monitor importations that may have pathogens infectious to humans.

Annual Ports of Entry Statistics

Major Airport Arrivals

Number of international passengers

Contact Information

(972) 973-9258 24-hour access
On call: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Office Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. CT,
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. CT

CDC Dallas Quarantine Station
Kara Adams, c/o Supervisor Rocha
US CBP Terminal D, Arrivals LVL
2333 South International Parkway
Dallas, TX 75261

eFax: (678) 623-8021