Whittier Street Health Center: Center for Health Equity Research Center Vision To eliminate disparities in health outcomes and well-being due to race, ethnicity, gender, age, geography, sexual orientation, religion, educational level, immigration status, national origin and socioeconomic status. Center’s Goals The goal of Whittier Street Health Center’s Health Equity Research Center is to facilitate improvements […]More
Authored by Katy Wilbur Registered Dietitian, Whittier Street Health Center The quarantine 15, holiday weight, and winter weight gain are some common phrases we hear during the year about why someone has gained weight. But why does having a healthy weight matter? Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight can help lower our risk for high […]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).