What is already known about this topic? As an early effort to prevent importation of SARS-CoV-2, CDC established entry screening at designated airports for passengers from certain countries. What is added by this report? Passenger entry screening was resource-intensive with low yield of laboratory-diagnosed COVID-19 cases (one case per 85,000 travelers screened). Contact information was missing for a substantial proportion of screened travelers in the absence of manual data collection.


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Citation: Dollard P, Griffin I, Berro A, et al. Risk Assessment and Management of COVID-19 Among Travelers Arriving at Designated U.S. Airports, January 17–September 13, 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2020;69:1681–1685. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6945a4external icon.