WHERE TO GO FOR TREATMENT AND COVERED CONDITIONS:

TREATMENT CENTERS FOR SURVIVORS WHO LIVE IN THE NEW YORK METROPOLITAN AREA

The Survivor Program is a “Treatment” Program. You must have a physical or mental health symptom to be eligible to enroll. There are three New York City Health + Hospitals World Trade Center Environmental Health Center locations. You can go to the center that is most convenient for you.

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  • Bellevue Hospital Center 462 First Avenue (27th Street) New York, NY 10016 (Also the location of the Teen Program )
  • Gouverneur Health Care Services 227 Madison Street (Clinton St.) New York, NY 10002
  • Elmhurst Hospital Center 79-01 Broadway (79th Street) Elmhurst, NY 11373

For information and appointments for all 3 locations call 877-982-0107. For additional assistance contact us at 212-330-7658 or info@911ea.org.

TREATMENT CENTERS FOR RESPONDERS INCLUDING DISASTER RELIEF VOLUNTEERS

The Responder Program is a monitoring and treatment program. You need not have a physical or mental health symptom to be eligible. You are encouraged to come in and be monitored even if you are feeling fine.

New York /New Jersey Metropolitan Area

MANHATTAN
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Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Irving J. Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center
The Annenberg Building
1468 Madison Avenue 3rd Fl
New York, NY 10029
212-241-1554
(Exams available in Spanish and Polish)

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New York University
Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
212-562-4572
(Exams also in Spanish)

QUEENS
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Queens Clinic at Northwell Health
(formerly North Shore LIJ Health System)
97-77 Queens Blvd. 9th Fl
Rego Park, NY 11374
718-267-2420
(Exams also in Spanish)

STATEN ISLAND

Staten Island Mount Sinai
Staten Island WTC Clinical Center
690 Castleton Avenue 2nd FL
Staten Island, NY 11801
212-241-1554
(Entrance on Hoyt Avenue)

LONG ISLAND
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State University of New York Stony Brook
Nassau County Clinic
1300 Franklin Avenue, Suite 4UL-A
Garden City, NY 11530
631-855-1200

State University of New York Stony Brook
Suffolk County (Main clinic)
1345 Motor Parkway -1st Floor
Islandia, NY 11749
631-855-1200

NEW JERSEY
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University Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute
170 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway NJ 08854
848-445-0123 (press #3 for the WTC-HP or #0 for operator assistance)

OUTSIDE THE NEW YORK / NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAN AREA

If you are a responder or survivor living outside of the NYC/NJ area, please call 888-982-4748 for information about the Nationwide Provider Network and a location near you.

If you are a survivor or responder who is already enrolled in the WTC Health Program (in NYC) and live outside of the NY metropolitan area and would like switch into the nationwide provider network, you do not need to re-apply. You can be transferred into the network.

If you are a survivor or responder and not yet enrolled in the WTC Health Program and live outside the NYC metropolitan area, you can choose to receive care in one of the NYC clinics or enroll in the nationwide provider network. Please note that travel expenses are not covered by the program.

For information on enrollment in the Nationwide Provider Network call 1-888-982-4748 or visit www.cdc.gov/wtc.

COVERED HEALTH CONDITIONS

THE FOLLOWING HEALTH CONDITIONS ARE COVERED BY THE WTC HEALTH PROGRAM: AERODIGESTIVE DISORDERS / ASTHMA (Airways and Digestive Disorders)

  • Chronic cough syndrome
  • Chronic laryngitis
  • Chronic nasopharyngitis
  • Chronic respiratory disorder—fumes/vapors
  • Chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD)
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS)
  • Sleep apnea exacerbated by or related to another condition described in the list of aerodigestive disorders
  • Upper airway hyperreactivity
  • WTC-exacerbated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

CANCER

  • Childhood Cancers
  • Malignant Neoplasms
    • Blood & Lymphoid Tissue
    • Digestive System
    • Eye & Orbit
    • Female Breast
    • Female Reproductive Organs
    • Head & Neck
    • Respiratory System
    • Skin (Melanoma/non-Melanoma)
    • Soft Tissue
    • Thyroid
    • Urinary System
  • Mesothelioma
  • Rare Cancers

Note: For a more detailed and complete description of the cancers covered by the WTC Health Program and included on the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions go to the the Covered Cancers page of the CDC website. MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS

  • Acute stress disorder
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Anxiety disorder (not otherwise specified)
  • Depression (not otherwise specified)
  • Dysthymic disorder
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Substance abuse

MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS (Limited to responders who received any treatment for a WTC-related musculoskeletal disorder on or before September 11, 2003, and meaning chronic or recurrent disorder of the musculoskeletal system caused by heavy lifting or repetitive strain on the joints or musculoskeletal system occurring during rescue or recovery efforts in the New York City disaster area in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.)

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)
  • Low back pain
  • Other musculoskeletal disorders

OTHER Other health conditions determined to result from the treatment or progression of an underlying certified WTC-related health condition may be certified as “health conditions medically associated with a WTC-related health condition.” FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.cdc.gov/wtc/conditions.html