A Look Back at 2017 Findings Focused on Young Adults

    Meet some of the Registry's young enrollees, and discover what we learned about 9/11's impact on children. Learn more.
Treatment Referral
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    Learn more about how the Registry's Treatment Referral Program can help you get monitoring and treatment for 9/11-related health problems.
You May Be Eligible for Compensation from the September 11th Victim Compensation
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    You or a loved one may be eligible for healthcare and/or 9/11 compensation or financial assistance. Learn more.
Lessons from Interviews With 9/11 Survivors
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    People injured on 9/11 may have healed physically, but they continue to have long-term health impacts from their experience. Learn more.
Impact of 9/11 on adult responders and survivors
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    Terrorism has a profound long-term impact on health and quality of life. Our research shows that many people exposed to the 9/11 attacks have co-ocurring mental and physical health conditions such as athma, posttrauimatic stress disorder (PTSD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out more.

WTC Health Registry

Registries allow researchers and health professionals to track and investigate illness and recovery related to disasters. Lessons learned from a disaster can also save lives and reduce injuries in future disasters. The federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and the New York City Health Department established the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Registry in 2002 to monitor the health of people directly exposed to the 9/11 WTC disaster. The Registry became the largest post-disaster registry in U.S. history when more than 71,000 responders and survivors voluntarily enrolled in 2003-04. Since May 2009, the Registry has been funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and has ongoing collaborations with academic and governmental entities and medical institutions.

The WTC Health Registry periodically follows-up with enrollees to track changes in physical and mental health over time and gaps in care.

Registry Highlights