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

Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Comorbid Cognitive and Physical Impairments in World Trade Center Responders

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been linked to increased prevalence and incidence of cognitive and physical impairment.

Sarlo-Diegnan-Greenstein Bill to Provide Support for Surviving Family of 9/11 Volunteers Advances

Legislation sponsored by Senate Budget and Appropriations Chair Paul Sarlo, Senator Patrick Diegnan and Senator Linda Greenstein that would provide benefits to surviving family members of police officers who volunteered…

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Press Statements

Statement from 911 Health Watch on the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Passing a New Milestone

911 Health Watch wants to let the 911 community know that as of Sunday, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has awarded $7.378 billion to injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors passing the prior authorization of $7.375 billion. … Continue reading

911 Health Statement on Cuts to Compensation For Those Injured by 9/11 Due to Lack of Funding

STATEMENT FROM 911 HEALTH WATCH ON the VCF’s determination of Insufficiencny and the cuts in Compensation that are being imposed FOR THOSE INJURED BY 9/11 DUE TO LACK OF FUNDING February 15th, 2019 Today’s announcement from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special … Continue reading

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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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