Los Angeles Quarantine Station

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

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Los Angeles


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

Major Airport Arrivals

Number of international passengers

  • Los Angeles International Airport: 7.1 million
  • McCarran Las Vegas International Airport: 650,000
  • Denver International Airport: 1.3 million
  • Salt Lake City International Airport: 484,000
Major Seaport Arrivals

Number of international cruise and cargo ship passengers and crew

  • Los Angeles, CA: 688,067
Contact Information

(310) 215-2365 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. PT

CDC Los Angeles Quarantine Station

380 World Way, Box N-19 380
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(envelopes only)

FedEx Express only:

Tom Bradley International Terminal
Public Information Office (PIO desk)
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
Departure Level
Los Angeles, CA 90045

eFax: (678) 669-1839
Fax: (310) 215-2285