"HHS [United States Department of Health and Human Services] Secretary Tommy G. Thompson said today his department is on the ground and actively helping in recovery efforts in New York City and Washington, D.C. The Secretary spent much of the day briefing congressional leaders on what the department is doing in response to this crisis, as well as ensuring that resources were getting where they are needed."
United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services: http://archive.hhs.gov/