Los Angeles Quarantine Station
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) operates a quarantine station in Los Angeles. The station’s jurisdiction includes Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and all the following counties in Southern California (excluding the U.S.-Mexico border counties): Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Inyo, and Kern.
Quarantine Station Activities
- Respond to reports of illness or death on airplanes and cruise and cargo vessels 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, 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
Number of international passengers
(310) 215-2365 24-hour access
On call: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Office Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PT
CDC Los Angeles Quarantine Station
Tom Bradley International Airport
380 World Way, Box N-19
Los Angeles, CA 90045