World Trade Center Health Program
If you were a responder to the WTC attack on 9/11/2001, please have a look at the ways that you may benefit from our program.
About the Program
The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program offers high-quality, compassionate care to those directly affected by the September 11th terrorist attacks in New York, the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Please see below for general information and background about our Program.
The WTC Health Program is dedicated to helping those who were there in the days and months following September 11th. We determine eligibility for the Program based on what members did following 9/11, where they were, and how long they there. There are four categories of members.
FDNY Responder – a member of the Fire Department of New York City
General Responder – a worker or volunteer who provided rescue, recovery, demolition, debris removal, and related support services
NYC Survivor– a person who was present as a result of their work; residence; or attendance at school, child care, or adult day care.
Pentagon/Shanksville, PA Responder– emergency responders, recovery and cleanup workers, and volunteers who at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA or on the Flight 93 crash near Shanksville, PA.
The WTC Health Program is not an insurance program. It is only intended to provide monitoring and treatment services for certified 9/11-related health conditions. For a complete list of conditions, please visit www.cdc.gov/wtc/conditions
How To Apply
For more information on how to apply, please visit www.cdc.gov/wtc or call 1-888-982-4748.
“Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences (RBHS) was awarded a contract by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to provide monitoring and treatment services to the responders of the 9/11 WTC terrorist attacks. The WTC Rutgers CCE is housed within the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) Clinical Center at RBHS.
If you have selected us as your preferred CCE, you can expect to receive your annual monitoring exam and treatment services at our facility.
If it has been more than one year since your last monitoring exam OR you have never had a monitoring exam, please, contact us at (848) 445-0123 option 1 then 4 to schedule your appointment”
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