Archived News

A Memo from Frederica M. Williams President and CEO January 26, 2016

  • January 26, 2016

Whittier Health Street Health Center continues to be recognized as a leader in the community health center field and has become a national model.  This past month the Bay State Banner featured Whittier Street Health Center’s cutting-edge disease management, wellness and prevention programs in their article “Roxbury Health Centers Help Make History.”(See, A number […]


Coordinated Care Approach to Diabetes Self-management Benefits Underserved Adult Populations

  • January 15, 2016

News Medical – Life Sciences and Medicine Published: 1/12/16 Even in communities with barriers to health care, exercise opportunities and healthy food, residents with diabetes saw improved health outcomes when they participated in programs that took a coordinated care approach to diabetes self-management. These were the findings of evaluations of such community health efforts in […]


Roxbury Health Centers Help Make History

  • January 15, 2016

The Bay State Banner Published: 1/14/2016 Today’s health care landscape would have been almost unrecognizable 50 years ago. Miracle drugs and medical devices have changed how we approach everything from diagnostics to treatment. But one of the most fundamental differences is an approach that helped spark the entire progressive health care reform movement, and it […]


AJ Eckert, D.O. to Join the Whittier Street Health Center Physicians Team to Oversee its LGBTQ patient population

  • January 6, 2016

December 2015, Boston, MA – The Whittier Street Heath Center has announced that Dr. AJ Eckert, D.O. will join its team of physicians. Dr. Eckert is a board certified osteopathic and family medicine physician, whose specialty lies in providing transgender hormone therapy services.  Whittier has chosen Dr. Eckert to lead the charge in managing its […]


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).