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Health Fair Success! ~ Taxi Times Newsletter

  • January 27, 2014

Taxi Times Newsletter- Winter 2014 Health Fair Success! The BTDA and Whittier St. Health Center held our annual “Driving for Wellness” health fair at the Logan Airport Taxi Pool on November 6. It was a smashing success. Sorel Bertrand , the Men’s Health Coordinator at Whittier St. Health Center said, “It was a beautiful day, […]


Healthy Eating in Older People Not Always Easy

  • January 15, 2014

“General nutritional concepts remain the same across the age span,” said Kerry Ann Mendes, the dietitian at Whittier Street Health Center. Everyone, regardless of age is recommended to eat fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat proteins and healthy fats. However, other changes that come with age may influence appetite and impair good nutrition. “There are […]


WSHC Patient Co-Moderates Mayor Walsh’s Youth Inauguration Summit

  • January 7, 2014

On January 4, 2014, Whittier Street Health Center patient Devin Williams-Agyeman served as a co-moderator at Mayor Walsh’s historic 2014 Boston Youth Inauguration Summit. Click here to read Devin’s remarks. The youth who participated shared their hopes and dreams with Boston’s new mayor, Marty Walsh, who wants to inspire Boston’s young citizens to achieve their goals […]


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).