World Trade Center Health Program adds hundreds of survivors, responders each month

Two decades after 9/11, the World Trade Center Health Program for survivors and first responders is enrolling an average of 600 new members per month, according to federal data.

Enrollment in the federally funded program has climbed to more than 112,000 since it was established under the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010. In the past two years it has added about 595 new members each month.

The program provides survivors and responders with medical monitoring and treatment for health conditions related to time spent at Ground Zero, with New York City paying about 10% of the costs.

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