9/11 Health Watch is dedicated to making sure our nation remembers and cares for the heroes and survivors of 9/11. If you are a responder who was there, a survivor, or a supporter, join us to keep informed about the programs created by the Zadroga Act.

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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 and to renew it in 2015 and extend it in 2019 but the effort to ensure the proper and continued long-term commitment to the health and well-being of 9/11 responders, survivors, and their families endures.

9/11 Health Watch monitors the 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.

Latest News

9/11 First Responders, Others At Ground Zero, Among Those Most Vulnerable To COVID-19

Seniors and people with underlying health conditions have been the most vulnerable to the coronavirus, and that includes the 9/11 first responders and the thousands of others whose health were impacted by breathing in the toxins at Ground Zero.

Synergistic Effect of WTC-Particulate Matter and Lysophosphatidic Acid Exposure and the Role of RAGE: In-Vitro and Translational Assessment

World Trade Center particulate matter (WTC-PM)-exposed firefighters with metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) have a higher risk of WTC lung injury (WTC-LI).

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Press Statements

FDNY EMT who responded to 9/11 dies of coronavirus

John Redd, an FDNY EMT who gave first-aid instruction to panicked 911 callers waiting for an ambulance has died of complications from coronavirus, the FDNY said Tuesday.

Steve Brickman, retired FDNY firefighter, dies of 9/11-related illness at 57

Steve Brickman of Jamesport, a retired FDNY firefighter who spent nearly two weeks at ground zero following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, died Sunday of illness attributed to 9/11, according to the FDNY.

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The Blog

Scammers target Sept. 11th Victim Compensation Fund

Consumers are reporting a new imposter scam — this time the callers are pretending to be with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).

Understanding Bankruptcy Exemptions Covering September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Payments

Some injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors, who have experienced personal bankruptcy are now finally receiving compensation for the 9/11 injuries under the federal legislation.

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