Archived News


  • July 24, 2014

Grants Support Healthy Aging Programs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island WATERTOWN, MA – July 23, 2014 – The Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced today more than $1.6 million in new funding to 43 Massachusetts and Rhode Island-based organizations as part of its first cycle of funding for 2014. The largest number of grants this cycle was […]


The Art Connection features Whittier Street Health Center

  • July 9, 2014

It is the mission of Whittier Street Health Center to provide high quality, reliable and accessible primary health care and support services for diverse populations to promote wellness and eliminate health and social disparities. Whittier’s patients are primarily low-income and represent a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and ethnicities. Whittier serves as one of two […]


Canton doctor honored as true ‘Champion’

  • July 2, 2014

Posted Jun. 30, 2014 @ 10:23 pm Updated Jul 1, 2014 at 10:52 AM Canton resident Dr. Paul Mendis, chief medical officer at Neighborhood Health Plan, was honored with the Health Champion Award at Whittier Street Health Center’s Men’s Health Summit, 1290 Tremont St., Roxbury. Fitness expert and choreographer Billy Blanks Jr. was the keynote speaker for […]


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).