San Juan Quarantine Station

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

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San Juan


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) operates a quarantine station in San Juan. The station’s jurisdiction includes all ports in Puerto Rico and the U. S. Virgin Islands (St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John).

Quarantine Station Activities

  • Respond to reports of illness or death on airplanes and maritime vessels (cruise and cargo) 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 and refer any migrants with specific medical conditions.
  • Monitor importations of animals, human products, and vectors that may pose a threat to human health.
  • Partner with federal agencies, state and local health departments, medical providers, hospitals, and organizations in preparedness activities related to quarantine and isolation at ports of entry.
  • Raise awareness among the port community about communicable diseases, and train staff on public health issues that impact a globally mobile population.

Annual Ports of Entry Statistics

Major Airport Arrivals
Number of international passengers
  • San Juan, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport: 480,000
  • Saint Thomas, Cyril E. King Airport: 1,700
Major Seaport Arrivals
  • St. Thomas: 1.7 million international cruise and cargo ship passengers and crew
  • San Juan: 1.5 million international cruise and cargo ship passengers and crew

Contact Information
(787) 253-7880 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:
7:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. AT

Luis Muñoz Marín
International Airport

Terminal D–Third Floor
(Immigration Area)

CDC San Juan Quarantine Station
P.O. Box 37197
San Juan, PR 00937-0197

Fax: (787) 253-4671