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National Immunization Awareness Month: Adults Need Vaccines, Too!

  • August 22, 2014

  Adults Need Vaccines, Too! All adults should get vaccines to protect their health. Even healthy adults can become seriously ill, and can pass certain illnesses on to others. Immunization is especially important for adults 60 years of age and older, and for those who have a chronic condition such as asthma, COPD, diabetes or […]


National Immunization Awareness Month: Off to the Future – Young Adults

  • August 18, 2014

Vaccines are not just for children. Immunizations are needed  throughout your adult life to help you stay healthy. That’s because  immunity from childhood diseases may wear off over time, and you may also be at risk for other vaccine-preventable diseases. Getting ready for college or your future career means making sure you are up to […]


National Immunization Awareness Month: Children, Preteens & Teens

  • August 11, 2014

Children, Preteens & Teens Preparing for school means gathering supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure children are up to date on their vaccines. Getting all of the recommended vaccines is one of the most important things parents can do to protect their children’s health. When children are not vaccinated, […]


National Immunization Awareness Month: Babies and Pregnant Women

  • August 4, 2014

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (#NIAM14). The purpose of this observance is to highlight the importance of  immunizations, one of the top 10 public health accomplishments of the 20th Century, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). While immunizations have significantly reduced the incidence of many serious infectious diseases, vaccination rates for some […]


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).