Social Media

The WTC Health Program encourages organizations, agencies, and individuals to help us share our message of hope and our call to action to learn more about the Program through our outreach materials. To make it easier we have written some suggested tweets and Facebook posts, sorted by audience. Please feel free to use them to help us reach people who may be eligible for the WTC Health Program

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Flu

  • Flu season is a serious concern for those with breathing problems.  Learn how to protect yourself at cdc.gov/flu
  • Flu shots are free for all members of the WTC Health Program

Cancer

  • We support people with 9/11 related cancer
  • Colon cancer responds well to early detection
  • Skin cancer is the most commonly certified cancer in the WTC Health Program

Annual and Seasonal

  • Honor the workers who lost their lives by rebuilding New York after 9/11 by caring for those who have lost their health.
  • Stand by your man. Don't let him put off his yearly monitoring exam
  • Feeling Blue?  The WTC health Program has services for its members that can help with overwhelming stress.

Community

  • If you were there, they are here for you and they can help - Jon Stewart
  • We ask you, in your compassion, to bring healing to those who, because of their presence here fourteen years ago, continue to suffer from injuries and illness. - Pope Francis

Program Reminders

  • As a member of the WTC Health Program, your ID card is a helpful pocket resource with your ID number and contact information for the program.
  • World Trade Center Health Program extended until 2090!  Same great care!
  • As a member of the WTC Health Program, you can get up to a 90 day supply of prescriptions through our Walgreens mail order service.

Mental Health

  • PTSD Firefighter with text: PTSD is not a flaw.  It can come from running into places most people fear.
  • PTSD Police with text: PTSD is not a flaw.  It can come from facing situations most people fear.
  • PTSD Survivor with text: PTSD is not a flaw.  It can come from when you survive the unthinkable.
  • PTSD Volunteer with text: PTSD is not a flaw. It can come from helping in extraordinary times.
  • Push Reset - Even a 3 minute break can help you regain control of your thoughts, feelings, or reactions to situations

Sleep Week

Twitter

It’s Sleep Awareness Week- Check out these tips for getting good rest goo.gl/HbUH80 @sleepfoundation #WTC Health Program #SleepWeek

Not sleeping well? Talk to your #WTC Health Program provider-Sleep disturbances are common symptoms of PTSD, depression goo.gl/I6xeGL #SleepWeek

Sleep disorders are treatable! Talk to your #WTC Health Program provider if you’re not sleeping well goo.gl/I6xeGL #SleepWeek

Sleep apnea can be related to GERD & other covered conditions. The #WTC Health Program can help goo.gl/I6xeGL #SleepWeek

#Spring ahead this weekend! Remember to set your clocks one hour forward March 8th #SleepWeek

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General Health


Asthma is a common condition among 9/11 survivors. See how one mom got help for her family. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OJlBcfBV3U
Tweet: Asthma is a common condition among #9/11 survivors. See how one mom got help for her family http://ctt.ec/vc9Rd+

Did you know acid reflux is common among those exposed to 9/11 dust? See how one New Yorker got help. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=s79SA5NRQCo
Tweet: Did you know acid reflux is common among those exposed to 9/11 dust? See how one New Yorker got help. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/a1Wgw+

People are sick over a decade after 9/11 #Asthma #PTSD #Cancer. Learn more. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBrkvotPgs4
Tweet: People are sick over a decade after 9/11 #Asthma #PTSD #Cancer. Learn more. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/3BT2p+

Share this video to reach those affected by 9/11 health issues: care is available at no cost to them. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnwuT3aFvmw
Tweet: Share this video to reach those affected by 9/11 health issues: care is available at no cost to them. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/RSc0z+

Were you in lower Manhattan after 9/11? The WTC Health Program may be able to help you. Ask us how. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnwuT3aFvmw
Tweet: Were you in lower Manhattan after 9/11? The WTC Health Program may be able to help you. Ask us how. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/7_wcE+

Cancer is a concern among those exposed to dust after 9/11. Here's how one New Yorker got help. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WwD5ZnyDok
Tweet: Cancer is a concern among those exposed to dust after 9/11. Here's how one New Yorker got help. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/afA6U+

In Remembrance


Remembering the 9/11 anniversary-especially those who continue to face health challenges from their exposures. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBrkvotPgs4
Tweet: Remembering the 9/11 anniversary-especially those who continue to face health challenges from their exposures. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/bqOr7+

Looking for a way to remember 9/11? Share this video to help those who are sick from 9/11 get medical care. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnwuT3aFvmw
Tweet: Looking for a way to remember 9/11? Share this video to help those who are sick from 9/11 get medical care. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/K9cb3+

Lived in Lower Manhattan


Bob lives in Lower Manhattan and became sick soon after the 9/11 attacks- here's how he recovered. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=s79SA5NRQCo
Tweet: Bob lives in Lower Manhattan and became sick soon after the 9/11 attacks- here's how he recovered. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/L3q1c+

Were you in lower Manhattan after 9/11? The WTC Health Program may be able to help you. Ask us how. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnwuT3aFvmw
Tweet: Were you in lower Manhattan after 9/11? The WTC Health Program may be able to help you. Ask us how. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/3C9XA+

Lillian found her family struggling with severe asthma following 9/11- here's how she helped them. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OJlBcfBV3U
Tweet: Lillian found her family struggling with severe asthma following 9/11- here's how she helped them. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/9TbeC+

Emotional Impact to Family


"They needed a father and they needed a husband and I had to be there for them" Glenn, NYPD- here's his story. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WwD5ZnyDok
Tweet: They needed a father and they needed a husband and I had to be there for them Glenn, NYPD- here's his story. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/es72Z+

Inspiring story of how one family found support to address 9/11 health issues. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=0U0yS1gzqUo
Tweet: Inspiring story of how one family found support to address 9/11 health issues. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/cwYAc+

Worked in Lower Manhattan


"If you're sick from 9/11 and its aftermath, the World Trade Center Health Program can help." - John F. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnwuT3aFvmw
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Florence worked in the south tower. Here's how she regained her health after 9/11. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb1BCYh8u6s
Tweet: Florence worked in the south tower. Here's how she regained her health after 9/11. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/XYgMe+

Many 9/11 clean up workers are sick because they worked in toxic dust without #PPE. How one worker got help. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=KY4bQdH4aF0
Tweet: Many 9/11 clean up workers are sick because they worked in toxic dust without #PPE. How one worker got help. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/aJs_R+


Know someone who worked in an office, school, or shop in lower Manhattan on or after 9/11? Please share. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQLCj3H9prU
Tweet: Know someone who worked in an office, school, or shop in lower Manhattan on or after 9/11? Please share. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/2J9TH+


John nearly lost his life working at Ground Zero. Here he shares how he regained his health and his hope. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rtz1vWaT-QM
Tweet: John nearly lost his life working at Ground Zero. Here he shares how he regained his health and his hope. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/7GiAh+

Do you know someone who worked construction, demo, or cleanup after 9/11? Help spread the word. www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBrkvotPgs4
Tweet: Do you know someone who worked construction, demo, or cleanup after 9/11? Help spread the word. http://ctt.ec/9Ean0+

Did you work at the World Trade Center site on or after 9/11? Healthcare is available at no cost to you. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBrkvotPgs4
Tweet: Did you work at the World Trade Center site on or after 9/11? Healthcare is available at no cost to you. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/xqAR8+

For Responders


9/11 first responders still suffer health problems from their service. Here's how one firefighter got help. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWUspLMNy4A
Tweet: 9/11 first responders still suffer health problems from their service. Here's how one firefighter got help. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/f0je0+

John nearly lost his life working at Ground Zero. Here he shares how he regained his health and his hope. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rtz1vWaT-QM
Tweet: John nearly lost his life working at Ground Zero. Here he shares how he regained his health and his hope. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/7GiAh+

Serve at the World Trade Center, Pentagon, or Shanksville after 9/11? Learn about healthcare benefits. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBrkvotPgs4
Tweet: Serve at the World Trade Center, Pentagon, or Shanksville after 9/11? Learn about healthcare benefits. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/LpRe4+

"The World Trade Center Health Program saved my life." Stanley, NYFD who served on 9/11. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWUspLMNy4A
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For Volunteers


Volunteers were critical to the response after 9/11. Here's how one man regained his health after his service. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjHATAmYNOY
Tweet: Volunteers were critical to the response after 9/11. Here's how one man regained his health after his service. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/D6bH_+

Did you work at the World Trade Center site on or after 9/11? Healthcare is available at no cost to you. #WTCHP www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBrkvotPgs4
Tweet: Did you work at the World Trade Center site on or after 9/11? Healthcare is available at no cost to you. #WTCHP http://ctt.ec/1q2lw+

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Lived in Lower Manhattan


“Just to walk through the house, was to leave a trail of dust”. Bob speaks about how the dust in his Lower Manhattan home affected his health, and how the caring help he got made it better. #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=s79SA5NRQCo


Lilian’s family struggled with severe asthma after 9/11. Here’s the story of her search to find the right medical care for her children. #WTCHP, #Asthma
www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OJlBcfBV3U

Emotional Impact to Family


Lilian’s family struggled with severe asthma after 9/11. Here’s the story of her search to find the right health care for her children. #WTCHP, #Asthma
www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OJlBcfBV3U

Glenn, a first responder, took care of everyone but himself in the aftermath of 9/11. Then he realized his family was suffering. “They needed a father and they needed a husband, and I had to be there for them.” #PTSD #Cancer, #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WwD5ZnyDok

“He used to coach soccer, baseball, everything, now he’s starting to get back to that.” One family’s story about how the care their responder got from the WTC Health Care Program is helping them find health again. #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=0U0yS1gzqUo


“I’m one of those guys that never believed in medication, but I believe in it and my family believes in it” Stanley worked around the clock after the fall of the towers. His dedication took a toll, and his family was suffering. Here is how he learned to get help. #PTSD #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWUspLMNy4A

Worked in Lower Manhattan


“When I left there, I had a plan in hand”. Florence made it out of the South Tower twelve minutes before it collapsed on 9/11. Like so many who worked in Lower Manhattan at the time, she became ill. Learn how the WTC Health Program helped her take charge of her health. #Asthma #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb1BCYh8u6s

“There’s no other program like this, where workers, or responders, or anybody who lived in this area, where they can get help so specific to the problems of 9/11.” Lainie worked in an office building just blocks from the WTC site. Here is her story of hope and recovery. #WTCHP, #Asthma
www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQLCj3H9prU

For Responders


Morris’ first response to watching the towers fall on 9/11 was “How can I help?” Now, like so many who volunteered, he is sick. Watch this video about how he found the care he deserves. #WTCHP, #PTSD
www.youtube.com/watch?v=s79SA5NRQCo

Glenn, a first responder, took care of everyone but himself in the aftermath of 9/11. Then he realized his family was suffering. “They needed a father and they needed a husband, and I had to be there for them.” #Cancer, #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WwD5ZnyDok

“Whoever wasn’t injured bad enough, worked around the clock”. In the days and weeks that followed the 9/11 attacks, Stanley was among the responders who worked tirelessly. That work came at the cost of his health. Learn how he found the resolve to seek care. #PTSD #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWUspLMNy4A

“We went in and we had something in mind, and that was to bring New York City back to life… we never thought about the contamination, we were so preoccupied by wanting to get the job done”. Now Alex and many like him are sick. Find out how Alex got the medical care he needed. #WTCHP #Asthma #PTSD
www.youtube.com/watch?v=KY4bQdH4aF0


John worked on the pile 5 days straight without a mask immediately following 9/11. Listen to John’s story about how the WTC Health Program helped him. #Asthma #PTSD #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rtz1vWaT-QM

“He used to coach soccer, baseball, everything, now he’s starting to get back to that.” One family’s story about how the care their responder got from the WTC Health Care Program is helping them find health again. #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=0U0yS1gzqUo

“I’m one of those guys that never believed in medication, but I believe in it and my family believes in it” Stanley worked around the clock after the fall of the towers. His dedication took a toll, and his family was suffering. Here is how he learned to get help. #PTSD #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWUspLMNy4A

For Volunteers


Morris’ first response to watching the towers fall on 9/11 was “How can I help?” Now, like so many who volunteered, he is sick. Watch this video about how he found the care he deserves. #PTSD, #WTCHP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=s79SA5NRQCo