Miami Quarantine Station

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

If you have general questions about COVID-19, please visit CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 website. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please direct your inquiry to CDC-INFO by calling 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) or submitting your inquiry online. All media inquiries should be directed to 404-639-3286 or



The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) operates a quarantine station in Miami. The station’s jurisdiction includes all ports in Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi.

Quarantine Station Activities

  • Conduct surveillance for communicable diseases of public health importance at ports of entry in partnership with federal, state, and local port and public health officials and health care providers.
  • Respond to reports of illness or death on airplanes and maritime vessels, and make public health assessments.
  • Dispense immunobiologics and investigational drugs upon requests made to CDC.
  • Inspect cargo and hand-carried items for potential vectors of communicable diseases.
  • Partner with state and local public health department and port agencies in emergency response planning.
  • 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.

Annual Ports of Entry Statistics

Major Airport Arrivals

Number of international passengers

  • Miami International Airport: 10 million
  • Ft. Lauderdale International Airport: 2.7 million
  • Orlando International Airport: 2.1 million
Major Seaport Arrivals

Number of international cruise and cargo ship passengers and crew

  • Miami, FL: 3,743,802
  • Port Canaveral, FL: 3,332,936
  • Port Everglades, FL: 1,793,229
Contact Information

(305) 526-2910 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: 7:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m. (midnight) ET

Location/Inside Deliveries (FedEx):

CDC Miami Quarantine Station
Miami International Airport
Terminal D – 3rd Floor
Miami, Florida 33122

CDC Miami Quarantine Station

Miami International Airport

Terminal Bldg, 3rd Fl.
Concourse D, Miami, FL 33122

eFax: (305) 869-5999
Fax: (305) 869-1495