Archive of Press Releases

9/11 Health Update on the Implementation of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization

As you know, after years of effort by the 9/11 community and its supporters, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Reauthorization. The Act, authorizes the World Trade Center Health Program … Continue reading

Statement by 911 Health Watch on the World Trade Center Administrator’s decision to not include on the list of conditions covered for treatment by the program certain autoimmune diseases.

For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch June 6th, 2015 Statement by 911 Health Watch on the World Trade Center Administrator’s decision to not include on the list of conditions covered for treatment by the program certain autoimmune diseases. “The … Continue reading

911 Health Watch Response to Today’s Message from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master and Updated Statistics

For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch January 15th, 2015 ben.chevat@911healthwatch.org 911 Health Watch Response to Today’s Message from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master and Updated Statistics “Today, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Sheila … Continue reading

Statement on 4th Anniversary of the Passage of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010

December 22, 2014 Today is the fourth anniversary of the passage by Congress of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. We at 911 Health Watch would like to take this time to note the many ways in which … Continue reading

Statement of 911 Health Watch on the Release of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund 3rdd Annual Report

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, has just released its 3rd Annual Report along with updated statistics on its progress to date. Below is the Statement by 911 Health Watch on its release. For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch … Continue reading

Statement by 911 Health Watch on the release today of Updated Statistics from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

Below is a Press Statement by 911 Health Watch on the release today of Updated Statistics from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch September 9, 2014 Press Contact: Benjamin Chevat (646) 634-9103 ben.chevat@911healthwatch.org … Continue reading

Statement by 911 Health Watch on the Announcement of the Beginning of the Process to Renew and Extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

Below is a Press Statement by 911 Health Watch on today’s press conference. For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch September 8th, 2014 Press Contact: Benjamin Chevat 646 634 9103 ben.chevat@911healthwatch.org Statement by 911 Health Watch on the Announcement of … Continue reading

Statement by 911 Health Watch – GAO Report Validates Decision to add Cancer to Covered WTC Conditions and Provide Treatment to 9/11 Responders and Survivors

For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch August, 25, 2014 Press Contact: Benjamin Chevat (646) 634-9103 ben.chevat@911healthwatch.org GAO Report Validates Decision to add Cancer to Covered WTC Conditions and Provide Treatment to 9/11 Responders and Survivors The release of the … Continue reading

Statement by 911 Health Watch’s Board of Directors– Help Remember All the Victims of 9/11

Below is a Statement by 911 Health Watch’s Board of Directors Help Remember All the Victims of 9/11 In September we will mark the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11. Here in New York, the names of those killed in the attacks … Continue reading

Update on tax relief for some disabled 9/11 Responders, Survivors and the families of those who have died from their 9/11 injuries

We wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that the IRS has updated the cover sheet to Publication 3920, “Tax Relief for Victims of Terrorist Attacks”. The updated information will help disabled 9/11 Responders, Survivors and the families … Continue reading