Press Statements

Statement of 911 Health Watch and Citizens for the Extension of the James Zadroga Act on the passing of Dr. James Melius
Press Release | January 5, 2018
With a heavy heart we must report that Dr. James Melius had died. Dr. Melius was a founding member of 911 Health Watch and Citizens for the Extension of the James Zadroga Act, Chair of the World Trade Center Health … Continue reading


Facebook Live events on September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and World Trade Center Health Program for 9/11 responders and survivors
Press Release | September 7, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Ben Chevat, 9/11 Health Watch, (301) 922-5034 ben.chevat@911healthwatch.org John Feal, FealGood Foundation, (516) 901-7427 Feal13@aol.com Press Inquiries on 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund: Nicole.Navas@usdoj.gov September 7, 2017 Facebook Live events on September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and … Continue reading


Statement of 911 Health Watch on the Release of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund 5th Annual Report
Press Release | March 14, 2017
“Today’s release by the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of its 5th Annual Report along with updated statistics continues to show real progress in providing the assistance that injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors have been waiting for. 911 … Continue reading


Message from Special Master 2017 0313
Press Release | March 13, 2017



Former North Country state trooper dies of Ground Zero-related illness
NYup.com | March 13, 2017
A state trooper who spent years working in the North Country died today from an illness related to his work at the World Trade Center following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, according to the New York State Police.