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New faces at Whittier 2020

  • February 13, 2020

Whittier welcomes Dr. Shilpa Malhotra, MD, MHSA as our new Medical Director for Primary Care.   Dr. Malhotra joins us with world class specialized clinical experience, and has served as an attending OB/GYN physician at Atrius Healthcare, Advanced Care for Women in Reading, PA,  and Contemporary Women’s Care in Southside, NY.   Her clinical interests includes […]

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UPDATE FROM THE WHITTIER STREET HEALTH CENTER: WE ARE UNION FREE!

  • February 3, 2020

Whittier Street Health Center(WSHC) announced that as of January 27, 2020, it has withdrawn recognition from 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East after a majority of the employees in the professional bargaining unit represented by the union submitted a petition asking Whittier to withdraw recognition from the union. Although 1199SEIU initially won an election among a […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Observes World AIDS Day and the Role Communities Play in Making the Difference

  • November 25, 2019

ROXBURY, Mass., November 25, 2019 (Newswire.com) – Whittier Street Health Center will be observing World AIDS Day on Dec. 5 at its 1290 Tremont Street location. This year’s global theme is “Communities Make the Difference,” something Whittier knows well. Since 1994, Whittier has offered on- and off-site testing and treatment for HIV throughout the Boston neighborhoods of Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Annual Back to School Barbecue

  • October 3, 2019

    Whittier Street Health Center hosted its Annual Back to School BBQ on Friday, August 23.  Over 700 patients and community residents came together to celebrate the end of our Children’s Enrichment Summer program and to enjoy food, popcorn, ice cream, as well as bouncy houses, inflatable basketball hoops, mobile video game truck, talent show, […]

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‘Moms Do Care’ Program at Boston’s Whittier Street Health Center Offers Hope to Opioid-Addicted Mothers

  • September 11, 2019

‘Moms Do Care’ Program at Boston’s Whittier Street Health Center Offers Hope to Opioid-Addicted Mothers
‘Moms Do Care’ is an opioid addiction program which offers pregnant and postpartum women recovery treatment which is anonymous, voluntary and free of charge.

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Whittier’s own Robert Edwards is Suffolk County Sheriff Dept. “Partner of the Month”

  • August 2, 2019

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department’s “Partner of the Month” series highlights the outside agencies and organizations that are working with us to help improve the lives and increase opportunities for the men and women remanded to our care and custody by the courts. Each month, we will highlight these collaborations between our organizations and shed […]

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Whittier’s own Robert Edwards is Suffolk County Sheriff Dept. “Partner of the Month”

  • August 2, 2019

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department’s “Partner of the Month” series highlights the outside agencies and organizations that are working with us to help improve the lives and increase opportunities for the men and women remanded to our care and custody by the courts. Each month, we will highlight these collaborations between our organizations and shed […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Among 100 Organizations Selected for AG Grant to Partly Fund Summer Jobs for Youth

  • July 16, 2019

Whittier Street Health Center Among 100 Organizations Selected for AG Grant to Partly Fund Summer Jobs for Youth Summer Youth Employment Program at Whittier Gets a Financial Boost From Healthcare Settlement Money From AG Maura Healey’s Office   ROXBURY, Mass., July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey recently announced her office will award Whittier Street Health Center part of […]

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Whittier in The News

  • May 29, 2019

    

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Boston Health Center Confirms Continued Increase in HIV Cases Among City’s Homeless Drug Users

  • May 29, 2019

Whittier Street Health Center’s Mobile Outreach Van Recently Detected Several New HIV-Positive Cases Among Drug Users and Transients Along Melnea Cass Blvd. A second individual has tested positive for HIV in the past two months in the area between Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue, on the border of the city’s Roxbury and South End neighborhoods. The diagnosis […]

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