Mount Sinai Event Celebrates July 1 Implementation of Zadroga Act
July 1, 2011
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Congressman Jerry Nadler, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, New York City Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano and Mount Sinai Medical Center CEO Dr. Kenneth Davis today joined World Trade Center (WTC) first responders, labor union leaders, community groups, physicians and others at a ribbon cutting event at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City to celebrate the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act taking effect. Signed into law in early January, the Zadroga Act provides sustained funding for the WTC Centers of Excellence and ensures that those facing 9/11-related health problems continue to receive monitoring and treatment through at least 2015.
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