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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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Whittier designated as a Pathway to PCMH PRIME: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INTEGRATION @ WHITTIER

  • May 11, 2016

Whittier Street Health Center has achieved the required level of NCQA PCMH Recognition and has made a commitment to seeking PCMH PRIME Certification in the coming months.  Therefore, the Health Policy Commission is delighted to officially designate you as being on the “Pathway to PCMH PRIME.”  Please see the attached letter and materials. We look […]

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Whittier Nurses adopt cow “Florence”

  • May 11, 2016

Celebrating Nurse week at Whittier: Florence Nightingale Pledge This modified “Hippocratic Oath” was composed in 1893 by Mrs. Lystra E. Gretter and a Committee for the Farrand Training School for Nurses, Detroit, Michigan. It was called the Florence Nightingale Pledge as a token of esteem for the founder of modern nursing. I solemnly pledge myself […]

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Roxbury’s Whittier Street Health Center to Unveil Its First Public Art Exhibit as Part of Its Community Garden Expansion

  • April 27, 2016

May 5, 2016 (Boston, MA) – From 2 PM to 4 PM Whittier will unveil its first public art exhibit as part of its community garden expansion and Decision Arts Therapy, a program focused on helping teens who have been subjected to violence. Whittier opened it Community Garden in June 2015, and this year’s addition […]

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A Memo from Frederica M. Williams – President and CEO April 15, 2016

  • April 15, 2016

On April 5, 2016, Whittier Street Health Center held its 22nd annual Roast.  Regina Pisa, Chairman Emeritus of Goodwin Proctor, LLP, was the subject of this year’s Roast.  Regina a local Somerville native was recognized for being roasted and as one of Somerville’s successful native daughters by The Somerville Journal, Wicked Local.     (See, […]

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