Authored by Katy Wilbur, Registered Dietitian at Whittier Street Health Center Following a heart healthy eating plan and staying active are important throughout the year and usually more challenging during the winter months. Between November 25 and January 1 there are at least 4 different holidays celebrated – that’s a lot of celebrations! In addition […]More
Authored by Steven Wright, MD, Director of Medicine at Whittier Street Health Center November often conjures up thoughts of turkey, leaves changing and lots of foods, but it is also recognized as National Diabetes Month in order to raise awareness of a disease that is frighteningly common place. Over 10% of the US population […]More
Authored by Chigoziri Ojuka, NP, Director of Whittier Street Health Center Satellite Clinic Diabetes is a chronic, progressive disease that presents many complications and has a higher prevalence nationally among people from certain racial/ethnic groups and rural regions. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the reported diagnosis’ of diabetes in the United […]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).