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To read more about the long-term and environmental health effects of 9/11, read A Fallen Hero

Unsung Heroes Helping Heroes, Inc, join with Suffolk County Legislator William J. Lindsay in presenting A Conference Dedicated Toward Identifying Issues And Developing Solutions To Problems Still Faced By The Unsung Heroes of The 9-11-01 Attacks


Unsung Heroes Helping Heroes, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization co-founded by responders, rescue and recovery workers of the 9-11 tragedy. Members have first-hand knowledge of the impact to health and emotional well-being resulting from their heroic response to this national disaster. The conference will focus on the social, medical, economic and legal ramifications still faced by responders, rescue and recovery workers. Panel discussions will be interactive, providing ample time for questions and open discussion. Individual access to physicians, social workers, attorneys and clinicians, familiar with the health problems and legal consequences of medical impairments resulting from work at Ground Zero, will be available throughout the day. Lung function testing will also be available.

Registration is free but space is limited so please pre-register. You can register by phone at The Long Island Occupational and Environmental Health Center: #631-642-9100 ext 15

Conference Agenda
JANUARY 28th, 2006

8:30 Registration

9:00 Welcoming Remarks

Honorable William J. Lindsay

Presiding Officer, Suffolk County Legislature

9:15 Documentary

The Life of an Unsung Hero

9:30 Remarks

Jonathan F. Sferazo

President, Unsung Heroes Helping Heroes, Inc.

9:40 Medical Panel – Representatives from

LI Occupational and Environmental Health Center

Mt.Sinai Medical Center

NYC Fire Department

11:30 Documentary

“Benefits Denied – He Died”

12:00 Working Lunch (Provided)

Keynote Speaker

Honorable Steve Israel

Member of Congress, 2nd CD

12:30 Legal Rights and Benefits Panel

Representatives of

Fusco, Brandenstein & Rada, P.C.

1:30 Solutions Panel

Representives of Local Labor,

Government and 9-11 Workers

Throughout the day you will have opportunities to speak one-on-one with other 9-11 responders, attorneys, social workers, and physicians familiar with the specific needs of Ground-Zero workers and their families. Pulmonary function testing will be provided by The Long Island Occupational & Environmental Health Center.

Sponsored By


The Long Island Occupational & Environmental Health Center

Honorable William J. Lindsay

Presiding Officer

Suffolk County Legislature


Representing Injured and Disabled Working People

[PLEASE NOTE: has no familiarity with the groups sponsoring this event. We are posting it strictly as a possible help to 9/11 rescue workers, who we greatly appreciate.]