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Why We Need 9/11 Health Watch

It took years to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in 2010 but the struggle to ensure the proper and continued long-term commitment to the health and well-being of 9/11 responders, survivors, and their families endures.

We monitor programs created by the law and are ready to address any lapses in delivery of services and, if necessary, suggest changes to better serve you, our community of heroes, survivors, and their families.

9/11 Health Watch was created to ensure we will never forget.

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    Peter King is My Hero
    Posted by John Feal, 9/11 Survivor and Advocate | April 13, 2013
    I am glad to see that The New York Times Magazine article, “Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin’s Post-Scandal Playbook,” written by Jonathan Van Meter and published on April 10, 2013, has attempted to correct the scandalous falsehood the magazine had … Continue reading

    The “Sequester” is Here and It is Cutting the Funding of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Programs, an update
    Posted by Peg Seminario, Safety and Health Director for the AFL-CIO | April 10, 2013
    In October, I wrote “What is “sequester” and why is it threatening to cut the funding of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Programs?”  Well the  “sequester” is now here and it is cutting both of the 9/11 programs. My article … Continue reading

    9/11 Health and Compensation Act and Public Employees
    Posted by Lee Clarke, Director, Safety and Health District Council 37, AFSCME and 9/11 Health Watch Board Member | February 26, 2013
    The passage of the James Zadroga Act has been essential for the health and well-being of public sector workers affected by 9/11. Despite the fact that over 11 years have passed since the terrorist attacks, many individuals have yet to learn about the World Trade Center Health Program and the care it provides for responders, volunteers, and survivors. Continue reading