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S06, E71 WTC Health Impacts Report 20 Years After 9/11 with FDNY Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Prezant


The health consequences to the FDNY’s WTC-exposed rescue/recovery workers were both immediate and far-reaching. The FDNY WTC Health Program began treatment day one, monitoring evaluations in October 2001 and continues today. The WTC Health Impacts Report summarizes the health impacts of WTC exposure on the FDNY workforce and details how its members continue to suffer from WTC-related illnesses 20 years later. In this episode, host Chief of Staff Elizabeth Cascio discusses the report and the lasting health impact 9/11 has on Department members with FDNY Chief Medical Officer and Director of the FDNY WTC Health Program Dr. David Prezant.