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9/11 Health - City Employees

Current WTC-Specific Medical Treatment Options for City Employees

All city employees and retirees who were exposed to the WTC disaster can seek medical care at:

World Trade Center Environmental Health Center at Bellevue Hospital Center, Gouverneur Health Care Services and Elmhurst Hospital Center

888-982-4748

Apply here

Who's Eligible

Local residents, area workers and people passing by the area of the WTC, who were exposed to WTC dust or fumes and are experiencing symptoms related to this exposure. This includes:

  • Adult and child residents of lower Manhattan and some areas of Brooklyn
  • Students attending schools and colleges in lower Manhattan in 2001 and 2002
  • City employees, and
  • Volunteers and people involved in debris removal and clean-up.

Patients are seen regardless of insurance status.

Note: The WTC Environmental Health Center is not a screening program. The main purpose is to monitor and treat people who already have 9/11-related health problems.

Service Locations in New York City

All city employees and retirees who participated in the rescue, recovery and clean-up operations can seek care at:

Mount Sinai Consortium: World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program

888-982-4748

Apply here

Who's Eligible

Workers and volunteers who responded to the 2001 terrorist attack.


Service Locations in New York Metropolitan Area

FDNY and EMS employees should contact:

Fire Department of New York: World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program

888-982-4748

Apply here

Who's Eligible

FDNY and EMS members – active and retired – who participated in the 9/11 rescue and recovery effort

FDNY Bureau of Health Services
9 Metrotech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Additional FDNY Mental Health Service Locations

Retired and former FDNY and EMS members are also eligible to participate in the World Trade Center Health Program for Responders

Tobacco Cessation Program:

Employee Smoking Cessation Assistance Program (ESCAPE)
What’s Provided: Comprehensive smoking cessation program including medications (patch, gum, zyban and chantix) and support provided by experienced tobacco treatment specialists
Who It’s For:  All New York City employees
Contact:  212-676-2393 or escape@health.nyc.gov

 


 
 

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