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

FLEOA Partnering with 9/11 Health Watch

Posted by FLEOA Legislative Committee | January 14, 2013

The events of September 11th, 2001 changed thousands of lives and still, almost twelve years later, its impact is still being felt. Continue reading

The Second Anniversary

Posted by John Feal, 9/11 Survivor and Advocate | January 8, 2013

What an amazing, and often times horrendous, six year journey from 2005-2011 was for many 9/11 First Responders. Continue reading

A physician’s perspective on the Zadroga Act

Posted by Jacqueline Moline, MD, MSc, Director, Queens World Trade Center Clinical Center of Excellence | January 4, 2013

As an occupational and environmental physician based in New York, I have had the privilege to have been a part of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program since its inception, which set out first to describe the medical conditions affecting first responders. Continue reading

Op-Ed: James Zadroga Act at Two Years

Posted by New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney | January 2, 2013

On January 2nd it will have been two years since President Obama signed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act into law.

Time is not always an ally to those who are fighting cancer and other debilitating diseases caused by exposure to toxins. But the past two years have vindicated those who called for and fought for the Zadroga bill. Continue reading