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Isolation and Quarantine

  • Fact Sheet: Legal Authorities for Isolation and Quarantine
    Defines isolation and quarantine; lists the communicable diseases for which federal isolation and quarantine are authorized by Executive Order; describes the authorities of federal, state, local, and tribal laws; defines who is in charge, CDC's role, and enforcement measures. (updated December 2007)

  • Understand Quarantine and Isolation
    These fact sheets were developed through a cooperative agreement between CDC and the American Red Cross.
    (On the CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response site)

Page Last Modified: April 15, 2008
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, U.S.A
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348, 24 Hours/Every Day - (TTY)