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9/11 Health - News and Events - 9-11 Worker Protection Task Force Interim Report

NYC Reminds Local Leaders of WTC Services, Deadlines for 9/11 Responders

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg sent letters in July to dozens of mayors and local leaders around the US whose constituents assisted NYC after 9/11 reminding them of the World Trade Center health services available and the October 3 deadline for most people to register for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).

“As we approach the 12th anniversary of 9/11, many of those who survived the attacks and responded to them may now be facing health effects from their time at the World Trade Center,” Bloomberg writes. “Together with our congressional delegation, New York City worked for many years to convince the federal government to respond to these issues. In 2010, we succeeded, and Congress passed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.”

The letter includes a flyer describing the WTC Health Program and the VCF.


 
 

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