Archived News

Surrounding the Patient … In a Good Way: Osagie Ebekozien and the Whittier Street Health Center

  • September 17, 2013

Whittier Street Health Center, a community health center in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, MA, runs a grant-funded, community-based model of diabetes care that brings best practices to the community by letting community members tell their own stories. Osagie Ebekonien, manager of quality assurance and performance improvement at Whittier Street recently spent some time with […]


A Memo From Frederica Williams, President and CEO

  • September 6, 2013

Labor Day is behind us and a new academic year has started for students in our communities. Here at Whittier Street Health Center, we celebrated the start of the school year with a Back-to-School BBQ, partly funded by Cradles to Crayons and GE. Almost 800 people came to enjoy the food on the grill, popcorn, […]


Take Kids to Get Their Flu Shots Early, Experts Say

  • September 3, 2013

MONDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) — As soon as the updated seasonal flu  vaccine becomes available, parents should bring children aged 6 months and older  to get vaccinated, according to an updated policy statement from the American  Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The AAP now recommends that kids be protected against the flu with either the  […]


A note about Whittier and COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in our area, we ask all clients and patients to call ahead before coming to any of our sites. We are working to take care of most clients/patients via phone/video encounter so we can meet your ongoing healthcare needs. This is for your safety and so we can provide the highest quality of care to you while following CDC guidance for COVID-19. Please call 617-427-1000 for any questions or concerns.

Whittier will provide COVID-19 testing from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday to Friday. Following CDC guidance, we recommend testing if you have a fever AND one of the following three symptoms: cough OR shortness of breath OR sore throat. Please bring your picture identification and your insurance card (if you have insurance).