News & Updates


April 6, 2019 -- amnewyork -- A new memorial is installed at National September 11 Memorial & Museum plaza
The giant slabs were transported in the early morning hours from Vermont to lower Manhattan.

April 6, 2019 -- NY Daily News -- 343 and counting: Three retired FDNY members with 9/11 illnesses die within 48 hours
Three retired FDNY firefighters suffering from 9/11 illnesses died within 48 hours this week as the number of those succumbing to lethal toxins at Ground Zero continues to swell…

April 4, 2019 -- NCBI -- Longitudinal Change of PTSD Symptoms in Community Members after the World Trade Center Destruction
The World Trade Center (WTC) Environmental Health Center (EHC) is a treatment program for community members with exposure to the 9/11 terrorist attack and its physical and emotional aftermath.

April 2, 2019 -- EMS World -- Group of N.Y. 9/11 Responders Granted Unlimited Sick Leave
Two dozen city workers have finally been granted unlimited sick leave as they fight the illnesses linked to their time at Ground Zero—as critics hammer Mayor de Blasio for doling out the much-needed help…

April 2, 2019 -- NCBI --
The health consequences of the 9/11 World Trade Center (WTC) terrorist attacks are well documented, but few studies have assessed the disaster’s impact on employment among individuals exposed to the disaster.

April 1, 2019 -- Chief -- VCF Advocates Intensify Lobbying In Congress
Pushing for Reauthorization

March 31, 2019 -- CBC -- ‘Generation-long epidemic’: Compensation funds running out as 9/11-related illnesses rise
As thousands diagnosed with 9/11-related illnesses, a federal fund set up to help is running out of cash

March 31, 2019 -- NY Daily News -- Two dozen city workers put on unlimited sick leave: officials
Two dozen city workers have finally been granted unlimited sick leave as they fight the illnesses linked to their time at Ground Zero…

March 29, 2019 -- NCBI -- Handgrip Strength of World Trade Center (WTC) Responders: The Role of Re-Experiencing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms
This study sought to examine whether handgrip strength (HGS), a measure of muscle strength and a biomarker of aging,

March 27, 2019 -- WCBS -- First Responders In DC To Fight For 9/11 Victims Fund
A group of 20 9/11 first responders lobbied in Congress Wednesday to drum up support for more funds as the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund runs dry.