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Although there are no direct flights to and from West Africa at Sacramento International Airport, the airport has taken steps to protect passengers, according to spokesperson Lance McCasland.

McCasland says airport officials have been in close communication with the local customs and border protection, the public health department and the airlines in order to minimize the risk of spreading Ebola were to come through Sacramento.

Some travelers told FOX40 they do worry about Ebola.

"It's certainly a concern since it's been talked about a lot lately," travelers Nicole Robonson said.

Others tell FOX40 they're not concerned about domestic travel.

"I thought about it because I was traveling with my kids and confines of being in an airplane but I don't live in fear, love to travel," said Cathy Ann Intemann.

At Laguardia Airport in New York City Thursday, about 35 cabin cleaning crew members, contracted through Delta, went on strike. They claimed unsafe working conditions.

They agreed to return to work once the Port Authority agreed to investigate.

Keeping airplanes virus free is the responsibility of the individual airlines. Delta says it's confident its contractors are committed to keeping employees safe.

When it comes to passengers, Delta says: "The CDC and WHO tell us that the chances of contracting Ebola on an airplane are close to zero. It can’t be transmitted through casual contact.  Screening at airports Delta does serve in West Africa has been in place for many weeks."

The CDC is preparing to start screening checkpoints at five airports that receive the majority of passengers from West Africa. The five major hubs include JFK and Laguardia in the New York City area, as well as main airports in Atlanta, DC and Chicago.

Screenings begin on Saturday at JFK. They start next week at the other four airports.