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Oct. 3 deadline looming for 9/11 first responders to register for health benefits

Officials say time is running short for 9/11 first responders to register for health benefits. Ground Zero workers and volunteers who were sickened by toxins have until Oct. 3 to register for the

News 12 Staff

Jul 12, 2013, 2:15 AM

Updated 3,970 days ago

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Oct. 3 deadline looming for 9/11 first responders to register for health benefits

Officials say time is running short for 9/11 first responders to register for health benefits.

Ground Zero workers and volunteers who were sickened by toxins have until Oct. 3 to register for the Victim Compensation Fund. The fund is part of the Zadroga Act that was passed by Congress.

Officials say even if you're a responder who shows no ill health effects right now, you are encouraged to sign up.



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