Seventy percent of the FDNY’s females are retiring on disability
NY Post | February 22, 2015
They broke the FDNY gender barrier — but, for many, firefighting broke them.
Police officer connects her fibromyalgia to Ground Zero
EmaxHealth | February 18, 2015
A former police officer believes her job at Ground Zero is connected to her fibromyalgia.
911 Health Watch Response to Today’s Message from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master and Updated Statistics
Press Release | January 15, 2015
For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch January 15th, 2015 firstname.lastname@example.org 911 Health Watch Response to Today’s Message from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master and Updated Statistics “Today, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Sheila … Continue reading
Statement on 4th Anniversary of the Passage of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010
Press Release | December 22, 2014
December 22, 2014 Today is the fourth anniversary of the passage by Congress of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. We at 911 Health Watch would like to take this time to note the many ways in which … Continue reading
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.
When 9/11 arrives, remember the living
Posted by Administrator | August 31, 2014
When 9/11 arrives, remember the living Thousands still suffer BY Richard Alles, James Slevin Alles is national legislative director with the Uniformed Fire Officers Association. Slevin is vice president of the Uniformed Firefighters Association. Both are members of the 9/11 … Continue reading
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