Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. holds press conference at EOHSI World Trade Center Health Program clinic at Rutgers

Posted at 10:35 am December 22, 2015, in University News

December 21, 2015

Pallone was joined by first responders, survivors and Dr. Iris Udasin, Medical Director, EOHSI Clinical Center. in Piscataway.

The World Trade Center Health Program at Rutgers’ Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) in Piscataway is treating over 4,800 responders or survivors.  It would have expired in 2016 if Congress did not reauthorize the program.

“There is nowhere more important or relevant to be than World Trade Center Health Program in Piscataway to commemorate and highlight the passage of the Zadroga 9/11 Health Act,” said Congressman Pallone.  “I thank and congratulate our 9/11 first responders for their years of tireless work, which has culminated in victory.  I am proud to have waged this fight with them.  With our first responders – at Ground Zero, in the halls of Congress and in the shadow of the Capitol – we let the world know that when heroes answer the call for help when we need them most, our country must have their back.”

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