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  • Where Can I Get Treatment From the WTC Health Program?

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    Where Can I Get Treatment From the WTC Health Program?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    The World Trade Center Health Program offers treatment nationwide for a long list 9/11-related conditions. Care is provided at no cost to 9/11 responders and survivors, and responders can take part is yearly health screenings even if they are not sick. It seems like a good deal, but where exactly do you need to go […]

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  • What Conditions Does the WTC Health Program Cover?

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    What Conditions Does the WTC Health Program Cover?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    The World Trade Center Health Program covers a specific list of conditions for both Responders and Survivors. For survivors, diagnosis with one of these conditions, either through the program or by a private doctor, is necessary in order to participate in the program. Here’s the list of conditions: Physical Health Conditions: Interstitial lung diseases Chronic […]

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  • Can I Participate in the WTC Health Registry?

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    Can I Participate in the WTC Health Registry?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    The WTC Health Registry is a study of the 9/11-impacted population being conducted by the New York City Department of Health. It includes the nation’s largest research cohort of 9/11 survivors – i.e. people who lived, worked, or attended school in lower Manhattan after the attacks – and is a vital source of information about […]

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  • Do I Qualify for Any Help if I Worked for the Department of Sanitation on or After 9/11?

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    Do I Qualify for Any Help if I Worked for the Department of Sanitation on or After 9/11?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    If you worked for the Department of Sanitation on or after 9/11 and either participated in the recovery efforts or breathed in dust and debris on the job, you may qualify for WTC Health Program. You might also qualify for a payout from the Victim Compensation Fund. Not all DSNY employees fall under the same […]

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  • WTC Health Program vs. VCF: Do I Qualify for One or Both?

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    WTC Health Program vs. VCF: Do I Qualify for One or Both?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    The World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) and the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) are often mentioned in the same breath. This makes sense since both were established by the Zadroga Act and run by the federal government. Misunderstandings about the differences often cause confusion, however, since many people don’t realize it is possible to qualify […]

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  • Were You There?

    If you were in Lower Manhattan on 9/11 or in the 8 months that followed, you may be eligible for compensation through the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Call us at 888-351-9421 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.

  • Am I a “Responder” or a “Survivor”

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    Am I a “Responder” or a “Survivor”?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    Not everybody is familiar with the terminology that the WTC Health Program and Victim Compensation Fund use to classify the populations they serve. Here’s a quick primer: General Responders: This category is for people who worked or, in some cases, volunteered down at the WTC site on September 11th or during any part of the […]

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