Archived News

Launching Whittier Street Health Center’s School-Based Health Center Partnerships

  • August 31, 2021

Millions of children and adolescents, especially those of color and those who live in underserved areas, go to school with physical and mental health concerns that threaten their wellbeing and educational performance. Research indicates, youth living in impoverished communities experience higher rates of obesity, asthma, substance use and mental health issues and are at elevated […]


Whittier Street Health Center Ensures the Community is Prepared for the Return to In-person Learning

  • August 25, 2021

Back to school season is in full swing and while most parents are asking questions about how their children will be kept safe from Covid-19, many parents are searching for answers as to how they will pay for their children’s school supplies. The average cost of providing a student with everything they need for the […]


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).