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A Boston Health Center Competes With the Big Pharmacies

  • November 9, 2016

Whittier Street Health Center Opens New Pharmacy in North Dorchester, MA  (Dorchester, MA) November, 2016 – At a time when community based businesses are being challenged by the big retailers such as CVS, Walmart, TJX, one health center is bucking the trend; Whittier Street Health Center has opened a new Pharmacy in North Dorchester to […]

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Meet the Boston Business Journal’s Power 50 2016 (photo gallery)

  • November 9, 2016

Frederica Williams, President & CEO Named a Boston Game Changer Boston Business Journal recently included Frederica Williams among 50 people who are changing the game of business in Boston. Frederica Williams and Whittier Street Health Center applaud the 50 men and women who have been named to Boston Business Journal’s Game Changers. Meet the Boston Business […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Twice Named to Lists Touting it Among Top Companies in Massachusetts.

  • November 3, 2016

Whittier Street Health Center has been named a Top 100 Women Led Company in Massachusetts and its President and CEO included among the Power 50: The Game Changers in the Commonwealth. The Globe Magazine and Commonwealth Institute’s named Whittier Street Health Center to its Top 100 Women Led Companies list for the third time. This […]

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The Boston Business Journal’s Power 50: Game Changers for 2016

  • October 28, 2016

Frederica Williams, President & CEO Named a Boston Game Changer. Boston Business Journal recently included Bill Cummings among 50 people who are changing the game of business in Boston. Frederica Williams and Whittier Street Health Center applaud the 50 men and women who have been named to Boston Business Journal’s Game Changers. Please see the […]

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NEW WHITTIER PHARMACY OPENED IN NORTH DORCHESTER

  • October 27, 2016

Whittier Street Health Center is excited to announce the opening of our new pharmacy located at Quincy Commons on 279 Blue Hill Avenue in Dorchester. Whittier is expanding its much-needed services for Dorchester residents in a convenient location. Whittier’s pharmacy is part of the 340B Drug Discount Program that allows access to high quality – […]

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Wednesday, June 29: A Tale of Two Neighborhood

  • August 8, 2016

Whittier’s patients and one of our family medicine physicians, Dr. Mothusi Chilume were featured on WCVB’s (ABC) TV’s Chronicle show on June 29th, 2016 at 7.30pm.   Please click on the link for the Chronicle taping: http://www.wcvb.com/chronicle/wednesday-june-29-a-tale-of-two-neighborhoods/40196902 

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Sunday August 8 th , 2016 Boston Globe story: Roxbury among Hardest Hit for the Antioverdose Drug Narcan

  • August 8, 2016

Use of the antioverdose drug Narcan has increased dramatically in Boston, with Roxbury among the hardest hit, according to new data that show which neighborhoods are bearing the brunt of the opioid scourge. The drug was used 268 times in Roxbury during that period, a 77 percent jump over the previous 12 months, in emergency […]

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Special Thanks to You from Frederica M. Williams President and CEO

  • June 17, 2016

  On June 7th, 2016, the Women for Whittier held its annual Summer Tea event at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. The W4W was formed with the goal of engaging women who are committed to eliminating health and social disparities among women and children in the communities served by Whittier. Each tea event focuses on […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Recognized by State for Behavioral Health Initiatives

  • May 12, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Whittier Street Health Center Recognized by State for Behavioral Health Initiatives  BOSTON, May 17, 2016 – The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission has recognized the Whittier Street Health Center for its work in integrating behavioral health into its primary care programs by officially designating the health center as being on the “Pathway to […]

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Whittier Street Health Center – awarded $750,000 to support a new clinic site in North Dorchester

  • May 11, 2016

Good news! HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over $260 million in funding to 290 health centers in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico for facility renovation, expansion, or construction. Health centers will use this funding to increase their patient capacity and to provide additional comprehensive primary and preventive health services to […]

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