Archived News

Diabetic Retinopathy- A leading cause of blindness

  • November 25, 2014

Jean-Bernard Charles, M.D., M.P.H. Ophthalmologist, Whittier Street Health Center Joseph Carter (not his real name) overlooked his increased thirst and frequent urination. His blurred vision and those pesky floaters that sometimes blocked his vision got his attention, though. The report from the ophthalmologist was a rude awakening. “You are diabetic,” his doctor said. “And you’ve […]


2014 Gospel Concert: City Line Interview with President and CEO Frederica M. Williams

  • November 17, 2014

In case you missed it, follow the link to watch Whittier’s President and CEO Frederica M. Williams on WCVB’s City Line, which aired this past Sunday, November 16, 2014. Ms. Williams discussed the upcoming 2014 Gospel Concert: Saving the Health of the Community, where we will be honoring Governor Deval L. Patrick and Debra Miller, […]


2014 Gospel Concert- Upcoming Interviews

  • November 12, 2014

Tune in this Sunday, November 16, 2014, to see and hear Whittier’s President and CEO Frederica M. Williams talk about our upcoming celebration!: Urban Update, WHDH, Channel 7 Air date: Sunday, November 16, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Minority Counterpoint, WXKS,  108 FM Air date: Sunday, November 16, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. CityLine, WCVB, Channel 5 […]


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).