Archive of Press Releases

9/11 Health Watch releases a video series explaining the World Trade Center Health Program and how 9/11 responders and survivors can access the program

Today, 9/11 Health Watch unveiled a series of informational videos that help explain the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) and how 9/11 responders and survivors can access the program. With the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks only months away, … Continue reading

Impact of 9/11 Toxins 20 Years Later and the Federal Response

Thursday, September 99:30 am – 12 pm EST2 pm – 3:30 pm EST Friday, September 109:30 am – 1 pm EST Live-streamed from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai: Watch now Program Overview This two-day program will bring … Continue reading

9/11 Health Watch releases a video series explaining the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and how 9/11 responders, survivors and their families can access the program

Today, 9/11 Health Watch unveiled a series of informational videos that help explain the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Program (VCF) and how injured and ill 9/11 responders, survivors and their families can access the program. With the 20th Anniversary … Continue reading

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

Statement from 911 Health Watch on “Notice of Inquiry“ Regarding the Potential of Cuts to Compensation for those Injured by 9/11 Due to Lack of Funding

911 Health Watch wants to thank the Special Master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), Rupa Bhattacharyya, the Department of Justice and Attorney General Sessions for today’s publication in the Federal Register of the VCF’s “Notice of Inquiry” regarding the … Continue reading

Statement from 911 Health Watch on the Second Anniversary the appointment of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya

Statement from 911 Health Watch on the Second Anniversary the appointment of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya. Below is a message from Rupa Bhattacharyya, released today on the Second Anniversary of her appointment as September 11th Victim Compensation … Continue reading

Statement of 911 Health Watch on the House of Representatives Rejecting the Mulvaney Proposal that would have seriously harmed the administration of the World Trade Center Health Program

The U.S. House of Representatives has decisively rejected Budget Director Mick Mulvaney’s 2018 proposal that would have seriously harmed the World Trade Center Health Program and the medical monitoring and treatment that it provides to over 86,000 9/11 responders and … Continue reading

OMB Proposal Threatens World Trade Center Health Program and Health of 9/11 Responders and Survivors

The President’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 contains a threat to the carefully established and designed management and administration of the World Trade Center Health Program and could result in adversely impacting the health and wellbeing of thousands of … Continue reading

Statement of 911 Health Watch on the Release of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) 6th Annual Report

911 Health Watch wants to commend the Justice Department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya, along with her staff, for the progress they have demonstrated in this annual report, in working to process claims for injured and ill … Continue reading