Friday, February 28, 2020

First Responders, Volunteers, Others Who Worked At Flight 93 Crash Site Encouraged To Attend World Trade Center Health Program/Victims Fund Meeting March 25, 26, 27 In Somerset

The 9/11 Outreach and Education arm of the World Trade Center Health Program and the Sept. 11, 2001 Victim Compensation Fund will hold meetings in Somerset March 25, 26 and 27 to answer questions about and accept registrations for enrollment of eligible individuals
These meetings will be of interest to first responders, volunteers and others assisting with the recovery, cleanup operations and restoration at the crash site of Flight 93 in Shanksville, Somerset County.
Eligible individuals for these programs could include active or retired member of a fire or police department (fire or emergency personnel), worked for a recovery or cleanup contractor, or was a volunteer at the crash site in Shanksville  minimum of (4) hours from September 11, 2001, through October 3, 2001, assisting with Recovery, Clean-Up Operations, and/or Related Support Services.
Note, responders can include are the mortuary workers, chaplains, mental health workers, National Guard, media, elected officials, National Park Service, physicians, nurses, medical staff, local businesses and residents transporting and distributing equipment, supplies, food, water, etc., American Red Cross and Salvation Army volunteers, contractors, auxiliary volunteers, emergency management workers, as well as anyone that was officially deployed and also volunteered on their own time.
The meetings will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Marriott Towneplace Inn & Suites, 117 Tollgate Road in Somerset. Direct questions to Jeannie Kelly, Director of 9/11 Outreach and Education, by calling 914-363-8660.
For more information on these programs, visit the World Trade Center Health Program and Sept. 11, 2001 Victim Compensation Fund websites.
(Photo by David Hess.)

(Reprinted from the Shanksville Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page.)
[Posted: February 28, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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