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Whittier Street Health Center Hosts National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, September 27

  • September 26, 2022

In recognition of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (taking place tomorrow, September 27), Whittier Street Health Center will be providing a Resource Table in the Main Lobby (at 1290 Tremont Street in Roxbury) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., as well as offering Free Sexual Health Screenings and HIV Testing, available from 8:30 a.m. […]


Doctors urge COVID vaccination ahead of winter, but worry about weak demand

  • September 22, 2022

By: Priyanka Dayal McCluskey ( Senior Health Reporter .Priyanka Dayal McCluskey is a senior health reporter for WBUR)   The staff at Whittier Street Health Center in Roxbury are texting patients about the new vaccines, and reminding them to get shots when they arrive for regular appointments. But it can be a hard sell, […]


Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services receives COVID booster at Whittier Street Health Center

  • September 14, 2022

Whittier Street Health Center, a community health center with a mission to serve as a center of excellence that provides high quality and accessible health care and social services that achieve health equity, social justice, and the economic well-being of a diverse patient population, had a special guest on its COVID vaccination roster when Massachusetts […]


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).