Minneapolis-St. Paul 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 Minneapolis. The station’s jurisdiction includes all U.S.-Canada land border crossings in North Dakota and Minnesota and all ports in Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota.

Quarantine Station Activities

  • Respond to reports of illness or death on airplanes, maritime vessels (cargo), and other conveyances at international ports of entry within jurisdiction, including the water port of Duluth, Minnesota.
  • Partner with other federal agencies, local and state health departments, private medical providers, and hospitals in preparedness activities related to quarantine and isolation at U.S. ports of entry.
  • 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.
  • Screen and enforce entry requirements for animals, etiologic agents, and vectors of public health significance.
  • Establish planning logistics, along with public health partners, for emergency public health and bioterrorism response.
  • Participate in Minnesota health committees: Refugee Health, Tuberculosis Advisory, and Pest Risk Assessment.

Annual Ports of Entry Statistics

Major Airport Arrivals
Number of international passengers
Major Land Border Crossings
Number of travelers


North Dakota

Major International Water Port Arrivals

Contact Information
(612) 725-3005 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:

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. CT
Saturday – Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CT

Terminal 1 Mailing Address:

CDC MSP International Airport Terminal 1
CDC MSP Quarantine Station c/o CBP
4300 Glumack Dr., Suite G-2260
St. Paul, MN 55111

Terminal 2 Mailing Address:

Minneapolis St Paul International Airport Terminal 2
CDC MSP Quarantine Station c/o CBP
7150 Humphrey Dr., Suite 2168
Minneapolis, MN 55450

Terminal 1 Fax: (612) 725-3006