Are Mandatory Quarantines Legal in the United States?

Grant Piper
4 min readMar 9, 2020
Photo by 🇨🇭 Claudio Schwarz | @purzlbaum on Unsplash

Amid a growing health crisis surrounding the continued spread of COVID-19, there has been a rising number of instances of travel disruption and quarantine. Cruise ships are forced to stay off the coast for days as officials on shore debate what to do with them. People are being forced into mandatory isolation and quarantine on military bases after reentering the country. Many people do not know…

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Grant Piper

Professional writer. Amateur historian. Husband, father, Christian.