World Trade Center Health Program Information for Patients
The care team at NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Clinical Center of Excellence is here to serve you. We care for responders whose physical or mental health has been affected by their service at the 9/11 disaster sites.
Our program provides care for WTC responders from all areas, including the police and other law enforcement officers, firefighters, public sector employees, technical and utility workers, healthcare personnel, transportation workers, federal employees, cleaning and maintenance personnel, emergency medical technicians and paramedics, construction workers, iron workers, media personnel, and volunteers.
We hold information sessions for those who’d like to learn more about our services. For details, call 212-263-7335.
World Trade Center Health Program Eligibility
The WTC Health Program serves the general responder population, which includes the following:
- individuals, including current and former federal employees, who worked or volunteered on-site in rescue, recovery, demolition, debris cleanup, or related support services in lower Manhattan (south of Canal Street), the Fresh Kills Landfill, or the barge loading piers
- active or retired members of the New York City Police Department, the Fire Department of the City of New York, and the Port Authority Police Department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey who participated on-site in rescue, recovery, debris cleanup, or related services in lower Manhattan (south of Canal Street), including Ground Zero, the Fresh Kills Landfill, or the barge loading piers
- employees of the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner and other morgue workers involved in the examination and handling of human remains from the World Trade Center attacks
- workers in the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) Corporation Tunnel
- vehicle maintenance workers who were exposed to debris from the WTC site while retrieving, driving, cleaning, repairing, and maintaining vehicles contaminated by airborne toxins from the 9/11 attacks
If you know a patient, friend, colleague, or family member who may be eligible for program services, ask that individual to call the WTC Health Program at 888-982-4748 or visit the program’s website at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
If you are a local resident, worker, student, or passerby affected by the WTC disaster, please visit the WTC Environmental Health Center at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue.
World Trade Center Health Program Enrollment
Making an Appointment
If you are currently enrolled with our WTC Health Program, call 212-263-7335 to make an appointment.
Requesting Medical Records
If you are enrolled in our program and need a copy of your medical records dated after October 13, 2013, please fill out the form pertaining to the type of records you would like released:
Please send completed forms to our office at the following address:
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
WTC Health Program Clinical Center of Excellence
38 East 32nd Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016
The above forms are only intended for members of NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s WTC Health Program and not for general medical records requests for the rest of NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s providers and facilities.