World Trade Center Health Effects Program

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The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program is administered by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The WTC Health Program was established by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010. The Program provides medical monitoring and treatment for responders at the World Trade Center and related sites in New York City, Pentagon, and Shanksville, PA. It also provides services for survivors who were in the New York City disaster area.

For information about the WTC Health Program, including how to apply, information on WTC health effects and research, and Program resources visit

To contact the WTC Health Program call 1-888-982-4748 or email

Page last reviewed: July 1, 2013