Nuclear Care Partners Sponsors Building Trades Unions Breakfast for Former Rocky Flats Workers

Denver, CO – More than 50,000 former Rocky Flats workers may qualify for medical benefits and financial compensation through the Energy Employee Occupational Illness Program Act (EEOICPA) due to chemical or radiation exposure in the workplace. Former workers can learn more about these benefits, whether they are eligible, and spend time getting to know other Rocky Flats workers by attending the Building Trades Unions Breakfast sponsored by Nuclear Care Partners.

The Building Trades Unions Breakfast is free to all former Rocky Flats workers and will be held on Thursday, September 20 at 9:30 a.m. The event will take place at IBEW Local 68 located at 5660 Logan Street in Denver, Colorado. Former workers can RSVP to the event by calling 303-223-4290. If a former worker is unable to attend they can call to request a free information kit.

Resources will be available to answer questions regarding the following topics:  

  • First time filing for benefits
  • Free medical screenings
  • Denied claims
  • Adding a consequential illness
  • Accessing white card benefits
  • Impairment ratings
  • Skilled nursing care
  • Home health care
  • Out of pocket expense reimbursement
  • And much more

“I know former Rocky Flats workers who are really looking forward to attending this event and reminiscing about their days working at the site.” said Lori Schuster, Community Outreach Manager at Nuclear Care Partners. “We are hosting this event to honor those workers, give them an opportunity to see each other again, and we want them to know we are here for them as a resource.” 

Nuclear Care Partners provides EEOICPA benefits guidance and no-cost in home care to former atomic workers who have developed serious illnesses due to radiation and toxic exposure they endured in the workplace. Founded in 2011, Nuclear Care Partners serves hundreds of former atomic workers across the nation. Nuclear Care Partners is the only licensed medical provider enrolled in the Department of Labor program to receive accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC).

“Nuclear Care Partners was founded by nurses who wanted to make a difference in the lives of former nuclear workers and provide them with quality care,” said Schuster. “It is incredible that Nuclear Care Partners is the only ACHC accredited home care provider for former atomic workers. It shows our commitment to providing the highest level of care.”