LGBTQ Health by Brenna Cyr, Program Coordinator Domestic Violence Services Whittier Street Health Center’s mission is to provide high quality, reliable and accessible primary care and support services for diverse populations to promote wellness and eliminate health and social disparities. In order to successfully address our mission in a meaningful way, it is […]More
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention by Christine Pajarillo, Behavioral Health Director There are still many myths floating around about mental health and mental illness. In relation to social stigma, attitudes toward people with mental health problems are widespread and commonly focus on the meltdowns, mass shootings, and overdoses – the worst-case scenarios. The World Health […]More
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day October 15 By Cyril Ubiem, PhD, Director of Infectious Disease and Special Populations During this period of HIV awareness among Latinos, Whittier Street Health Center joins the rest of the country by bringing awareness to the greater Boston community about the impact of HIV in the Latino community. The October […]More
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).